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Posted: 4/26/2002 12:14:18 PM EDT
The nation's highest military award, the Medal of Honor, is made of solid brass and then gold plated, which costs about $30.00. The equivalent civilian award, known as the Congressional Gold Medal, is made of solid gold and costs about $30,000. Currently, legislation has been proposed to make the MOH out of solid gold instead of gold plated brass. Anyone want to bet that it won't pass? Semper Fi. Gunhamr
Link Posted: 4/26/2002 8:10:56 PM EDT
The civilian one should also be make of brass. Who gives a shit what it is made of, it could be coal for all I care. As long as every one that sees it knows what it is!
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