H.R.2777: To authorize and request the President to award the Medal of Honor posthumously to Private First Class William P. Fesken of the United States Army for acts of valor during the Vietnam War.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
  • Introduced Aug. 1, 2011
  • Latest Major Action Sept. 20, 2011

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Bill Summary

Authorizes and requests the President to award the Medal of Honor posthumously to former Private First Class William P. Fesken of the U.S. Army for acts of valor during the Vietnam War, notwithstanding specified time limitations with respect to awarding such medals. Describes such acts of valor as actions of Private First Class Fesken who, while serving with Company A, 3d Battalion, 47th Infantry, 9th Infantry Division, risked his life above...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
Aug. 1, 2011

Introduced in the House by Albio Sires (D-N.J.)

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