Gold Medal of Remembrance Ceremony
Children of soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan were honored with the Gold Medal of Remembrance. The medal was created by a… read more
Children of soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan were honored with the Gold Medal of Remembrance. The medal was created by a special White House commission. Following the Presentation of the Colors, National Anthem, and invocation, Secretary Mansfield, members of Congress and others spoke in praise of fallen heroes. Captain Perry served as master of ceremonies.
The children who received medals were Cali Baldwin, daughter of Senior Chief Builder Joel E. Baldwin, U.S. Navy; Helena and Rachel Edge, daughters of Captain James C. Edge, U.S. Marine Corps; and Kelsi and Evan Lamberson, children of Sergeant First Class, Randall L. Lamberson, U.S. Army. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Daniel P. Coughlin Chaplain U.S. House of Representatives
- Chuck Hagel U.S. Senator [R] Nebraska
- James M. Inhofe U.S. Senator [R] Oklahoma
- Carmella LaSpada Director White House Cmsn. on Remembrance
- Gordon H. Mansfield Acting Secretary Department of Veterans Affairs
- Michael "Mike" G. Mullen Chair Joint Chiefs of Staff
- Bill Perry Captain (Retired) U.S. Navy
- John W. Warner U.S. Senator [R] Virginia
- Michael Weisskopf Senior Correspondent Time Magazine
- James Williams Partner White House Cmsn. on Remembrance
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