The Massachusetts Medal of Liberty is open to all branches of the service and is awarded in the name of the Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as Commander-in-Chief of the Commonwealth to any Massachusetts serviceman or woman killed in action or who died as a result of wounds received in action. (Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 33, Section 67A)

How to Apply

Surviving family members requesting retroactive awards of the Medal of Liberty must apply for the award through the Office of The Adjutant General. The application is available online or by request. Your local VSO can help with the application process.


Office of The Adjutant General
National Guard Joint Force HQ
2 Randolph Rd 
Hanscom AFB, MA 01731