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    Defense Department Ceremony for Medal of Honor Recipients

    The Department of Defense held a ceremony in the Pentagon’s Hall of Heroes for 24 Army veterans who received the Medal of Honor in recognition of their valor during major combat…

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    Medal of Honor Ceremony

    Twenty-four Army veterans were awarded the Medal of Honor in recognition of their valor during major combat operations in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. The…

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    History of the Medal of Honor

    Jim Wade, director of the National Medal of Honor Museum of Military History, talked about about the origins and history of the Medal of Honor. The first Medals of Honor were presented…

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    Medal of Honor Ceremony for Army Captain William Swenson

    President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to Army Captain William Swenson for his service as a trainer and adviser embedded with the Afghan Border Police Mentor Team. He risked his…

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    Medal of Honor Ceremony for Staff Sergeant Ty Carter

    President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to Army Staff Sergeant Ty Carter. In bestowing the medal, President Obama praised both Carter’s gallantry in combat and his ordeal with…

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    Medal of Honor Ceremony

    President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to Army chaplain Captain Emil J. Kapaun posthumously for extraordinary heroism while serving with the 3d Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st…

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    Medal of Honor Ceremony

    President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to former Army Staff Sergeant Clinton Romesha. Sergeant Romesha was honored for his actions during an October 3, 2009, battle with the…

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    Staff Sergeant Clinton Romesha on Medal of Honor

    Former Army Staff Sergeant Clinton Romesha spoke to reporters after he received a Medal of Honor from President Obama for his actions during an October 3, 2009, attack on Combat Outpost…

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    Medal of Honor Recipients

    Medal of Honor recipients Staff Sergeant Salvatore Giunta and General James Livingston talked about their reasons for joining the military and some of their experiences abroad.
    Jerry Dumont…

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    Medal of Honor Ceremony

    President Obama awarded U.S. Army Specialist Leslie H. Sabo, Jr., with the Medal of Honor for his actions in combat during the Vietnam War. He was killed in action May 10, 1970, while…

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    Ross Perot on Character and Leadership

    Ross Perot talked about the leadership and character lessons learned from his life of business and public service. He told stories about people awarded the Medal of Honor.
    This was a…

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    Medal of Honor 150th Anniversary

    As part of the National Archives honoring the 150th anniversary of the Medal of Honor Lieutenant General Nicholas Kehoe (Ret.) moderated a discussion with Medal of Honor recipients Harvey…

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    Medal of Honor Recipients

    Recipients of the highest U.S. military honor for their actions during World War II, Vietnam, and Afghanistan reflected on their experiences and discussed what serving in the military means…

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    Medal of Honor Ceremony

    President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to Iraq and Afghanistan War veteran Dakota Meyer at a White House ceremony. Former Corporal Meyer save 13 American and 23 Afghan soldiers…

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    Leroy Petry Medal of Honor Ceremony

    Sergeant First Class Leroy Arthur Petry was awarded the Medal of Honor for his courageous actions during combat operations against an armed enemy in Paktya, Afghanistan, in May 2008. He was…

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    Medal of Honor Ceremony

    President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to two Army privates who were killed during the Korean War. Private Anthony Kaho’ohanohano was killed in 1951 while protecting friendly…

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    Congressional Medal of Honor 150th Anniversary Ceremony

    A ceremony was held to mark the 150th anniversary of the Congressional Medal of Honor. The chairman of the joint chiefs of staff and representatives of each service talked about the…

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    Medal of Honor Ceremony Comments

    Staff Sergeant Giunta spoke to reporters outside the White House after he was awarded the Medal of Honor.

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    Medal of Honor Ceremony

    U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Salvatore Giunta was awarded the Medal of Honor for putting himself in the line of fire to save two comrades. He is the first living veteran of the wars in…

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    Medal of Honor Parents Remarks

    Parents of Staff Sergeant Robert Miller, who posthumously received a Medal of Honor at a White House ceremony, spoke to reporters about the honor.

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