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The campaign to erect the Obregon/CMH monument has been given three awards and received wide media coverage. The awards are: Los Angeles City Council Resolution, Culver City Commendation, and the Nosotros Humanity Award.  The effort has been covered in:


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City Unveils 'Wall of Honor' 
EGP News - Dec 5, 2009
The latest phase of a local monument to honor recipients of the nationÕs highest military award was unveiled to the public at El Pueblo...

Memorial at El Pueblo 
LA Downtown News Online - Dec 4, 2009
The wall is part of the $1 million Eugene A. Obregon Congressional Medal of Honor Memorial Monument. Obregon was a 19-year-old Marine who died while saving ...

El Pueblo to Get New Monument 
LA Downtown News Online - Richard Guzmán - Oct 30, 2009
The Obregon Foundation has gone before the commission several times, and received approval for the project about eight years ago, she said. ...

Press Releases and Newsletters:

Release: Wall of Honor unveiling media advisory (December 1, 2009).

Release: Obregon/Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation begins Wall of Honor construction (November 4, 2009).

Newsletter: Three days until the Wall of Honor unveiling to pay tribute to our 3,456 medal of honor recipients (December 2, 2009).

Newsletter: The Obregon/Congressional Medal of Honor Memorial Foundation commemorates Veterans Day (November 11, 2009).

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Video: Jim Proser, co-director of Healthier Living and author of I'm Staying with My Boys... has released a video appealing for donations to the Obregon/CMH Memorial Foundation.