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… read more

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 award posthumously for his actions while serving as a machine gunner. Dr. William Sloat accepted on his brother’s behalf. Sergeant Major was given the award for actions taken as an intelligence sergeant. The president in his remarks recounted their combat actions and heroics. He emphasized the importance of honoring Vietnam veterans for their sacrifices, saying they have not always gotten the thanks they deserve. close

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Program ID:
321484-2
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
East Room, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 15, 2014 | 1:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Nov 12, 2017 | 7:30am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Sep 15, 2014 | 1:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 15, 2014 | 1:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 15, 2014 | 1:54pm EDT | C-SPAN.org
  • Sep 15, 2014 | 10:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 16, 2014 | 2:41am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 20, 2014 | 9:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 20, 2014 | 11:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 23, 2014 | 9:36am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 11, 2014 | 4:48pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 12, 2014 | 12:40am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 12, 2017 | 12:15am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 12, 2017 | 7:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
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