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The Congressional Medal of Honor was created by congress and President Lincoln 1861. The first medal was awarded on March 25, 1863. In 1991, President George HW Bush signed legislation designating March 25th as National Medal of Honor Day. The National Medal of Museum located in Arlington, Texas is working with the White House, the U.S. House, U.S. Senate, and elected officials from throughout the country to create a new tradition on Medal of Honor Day by observing a Moment of Honor at 3:25 p.m. on March 25th. At the request of the museum, Mayor Clark has signed a proclamation recognizing Medal of Honor Day and designating 3:25 p.m. a Moment of Honor.