A bill to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the 23d Headquarters, Special Troops and the 3133d Signal Service Company in recognition of their unique and distinguished service as a "Ghost Army" that conducted deception operations in Europe during World War II.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Massachusetts. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 25, 2017
Length: 8 pages
May 25, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 25, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Mar 17, 2016
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2730 (114th).
May 25, 2017
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S. 1256 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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