May 30, 2018

WWII Veteran presented with Congressional Gold Medal at Missouri Veterans Home – St. Louis on Thursday

WWII Veteran Michael Bellovich will be presented with a Congressional Gold Medal at the request of his family by Missouri Veterans Commission Director Grace Link during a brief ceremony on Thursday afternoon at the Missouri Veterans Home – St. Louis.

Bellovich served as a member of the Office of Strategic Service (predecessor of the Central Intelligence Agency) during World War II. OSS Veterans were recognized collectively with the highest civilian honor given by Congress on March 21, 2018 in Washington, D.C., but Mr. Bellovich was unable to attend the ceremony at that time.

WHAT: Presentation of Congressional Gold Medal to Michael Bellovich

WHO: Missouri Veterans Commission Director Grace Link will present

WHERE: Missouri Veterans Home – St. Louis, 10600 Lewis & Clark Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63136

WHEN: Thursday, May 31, 2018 12:30 p.m.

For more information contact

LaShonda Thomas



For more information, call 573-522-1421 or e-mail