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    Medal of Honor Recipients

    Medal of Honor recipients talked about their inspirations for joining the military and how they believe the medal changed the perceptions of those around them.  br/ American Veterans…

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    Medal of Honor Recipients

    Three Medal of Honor recipients talked about their service in World War II, Vietnam, and Afghanistan. They spoke about why they joined the military and their personal views of heroism…

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    Medal of Honor Ceremony for Army First Lieutenant Alonzo Cushing

    President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously to Army First Lieutenant Alonzo H. Cushing for his actions during the U.S. Civil War. First Lieutenant Cushing was commanding…

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    Medal of Honor Ceremony

    President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to two Vietnam War soldiers, Army Command Sergeant Major Bennie Adkins and Army Specialist Four Donald Sloat. Specialist Sloat received the…

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    Medal of Honor Ceremony for Army Staff Sergeant Ryan Pitts

    President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to former Army Staff Sergeant Ryan M. Pitts for actions he took when his company’s outpost in Wanat, Afghanistan, was overrun by the Taliban…

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    Medal of Honor Recipient Remarks

    Marine Lance Corporal Kyle Carpenter (Ret.) spoke to the press after being awarded the Medal of Honor by President Obama at a White House ceremony. He said he would wear the medal in…

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    Medal of Honor Ceremony for Kyle Carpenter

    President Obama awarded Marine Lance Corporal Kyle Carpenter (Ret.) with the Medal of Honor at a White House ceremony for his heroic actions during a November 2010 grenade attack in…

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    Medal of Honor Ceremony for Army Sergeant Kyle White

    President Obama awarded former Army Sergeant Kyle White with the Medal of Honor for his courageous actions while serving as a Platoon Radio Telephone Operator during combat operations in…

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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 for Army Captain Emil J. Kapaun

    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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    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 Ceremony for Army Staff Sergeant Clinton Romesha

    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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    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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    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 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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    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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