WWE joined The National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation Groundbreaking Celebration and Ceremony for the National Medal of Honor Museum in Arlington, Texas, on March 24 and 25.
WWE Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon, WWE National Medal of Honor Ambassador and WWE Hall of Fame Inductee The Undertaker and his wife, WWE Legend Michelle McCool, joined the celebration hosted by American Airlines as well as the ceremony at the National Medal of Honor Museum site in Arlington. The Irving, Texas, celebration at American Airlines Hangar 5 featured a performance by Grammy Award-winning country music singer and songwriter Clint Black.
Additional guests of honor at the ceremony included 17 Medal of Honor recipients, the 43rd President of the United States George W. Bush and wife Laura, CEO of National Medal of Honor Chris Cassidy, National Medal of Honor President of the Board and the Dallas Cowboys’ Charlotte Jones, Gene and Jerry Jones of the Dallas Cowboys, CEO of American Airlines Doug Parker, Texas Rangers Owner Ray Davis, CNN’s Jake Tapper and NFL Hall of Famer Roger Staubach. Dignitaries from the U.S. government included Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Honorees from the U.S. Armed Forces included Former Secretary of the U.S. Navy Gordon England, U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. James C. McConville and U.S. Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Joseph M. Martin.
At the WrestleMania 38 On-Sale Party in November, WWE announced a three-year partnership with the National Medal of Honor Foundation. The partnership includes a donation and representation of National Medal of Honor recipients across WWE’s television, digital and social media platforms to further spread the museum’s mission.
Established by President Abraham Lincoln in 1861, the Medal of Honor is the United States’ highest recognition of valor in combat.
The National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation is dedicated to sharing the stories and values of these incredible heroes — and to inspire America to build upon their legacies. For more on the National Medal of Honor Museum, visit mohmuseum.org.