Pueblo, CO is the hometown of four living Congressional Medal of Honor recipients - Drew D. Dix, Raymond G. Murphy, William J. Crawford, and Carl L. Sitter. The Medal of Honor is the highest military award that can be bestowed upon a member of the United States Armed Forces; Teddy Roosevelt lobbied for one but never received it, and General George Patton said "I'd sell my immortal soul for that Medal."

President Dwight D. Eisenhower upon presenting Raymond G. "Jerry" Murphy with his Medal in 1953 commented, "What is it...something in the water out there in Pueblo? All you guys turn out to be heroes!". In 1993 The City Council adopted the "Home of Heroes" theme because with four living recipients that is more than any other city in the United States. On July 1, 1993, the Congressional Record recognized Pueblo as the "Home of Heroes".

"Home of Heroes" Medal of Honor display

Renewed Patriotism and the "Hall of Heroes" museum

Medal of Honor sculptures

Colorado Medal of Honor Recipients

U.S. Army Center of Military History listings of Medal of Honor citations

Pueblo's City Guide

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