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… read more

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 serving as a rifleman in Cambodia. Specialist Sabo received the award because of his “conspicuous gallantry” and “heroic actions in combat.” President Obama spoke about Specialist Sabo’s serivce and about why it was only being recognized 42 years later. Specialist Sabo’s brother was present as his widow accepted the medal. close

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306047-2
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White House Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
East Room, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 16, 2012
Last Aired:
May 20, 2012

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  • May 16, 2012 | 10:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 17, 2012 | 2:05am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 19, 2012 | 9:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 20, 2012 | 12:27am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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