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H.R. 1012 (117th): ‘Six Triple Eight’ Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2021

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"Six Triple Eight" Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2021

This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of the women of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion (commonly known as the Six Triple Eight) in recognition of their pioneering military service, devotion to duty, and contributions to increase the morale of personnel stationed in the European theater of operations during World War II.

The medal shall be given to the Smithsonian Institution and made available for display and research.