Initiated in March 1962 by President John F. Kennedy, a “Presidential Memorial Certificate” is an engraved paper certificate, signed by the current President, to honor the memory of honorably discharged, deceased veterans.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
Military members on active duty
Members and former members of the Selected Reserve
Eligible U.S. veterans of any war
Other U.S. veterans who served at least one term of enlistment and separated under conditions other than dishonorable