The National Medal of Honor Museum of Military History's annual fund raiser and awards banquet is set for Saturday, April 27, from 6-9:30 p.m. It will be held in Rooms 13 and 14 at the Chattanooga Convention Center, 1 Carter Plaza, Chattanooga.
This year's event will celebrate the 150th anniversary of the first awards of the medal to six of Andrew's Raiders for action in the Chattanooga area. The speaker will be Lt. Gen. Charles H. Coolidge, Jr. (Ret.). General Coolidge was vice-commander, Headquarters Air Force Materials Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.
Additional banquet festivities include a brief awards ceremony and a "silent" auction. The event is open to the public.