H.R. 5926 (112th): To authorize and request the President to award the Medal of Honor posthumously to Major Dominic S. Gentile of the United States Army Air Forces for acts of valor during World War II.


Jun 7, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 7, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Steve Stivers

Representative for Ohio's 15th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 7, 2012
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Summary (CRS)

6/7/2012--Introduced.Authorizes and requests the President to award the Medal of Honor posthumously to former Major Dominic S. Gentile, U.S. Army Air Forces, for acts of valor as a pilot during ... Read more >

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Jun 7, 2012

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