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President Obama Awards Medal of Honor

Posted September 15th, 2011 at 3:25 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has awarded the Medal of Honor to former Marine Corps Corporal Dakota Meyer for conspicuous gallantry and exhibiting fearlessness at the risk of his life while in combat. Mr. Obama said at the White House Thursday the ceremony paid tribute to a man who placed himself “in the thick of the […]

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US MEDAL OF HONOR correction 1st UPD

Posted September 15th, 2011 at 11:45 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama is set to award the Medal of Honor to a former Marine Corps corporal for conspicuous gallantry and exhibiting fearlessness at the risk of his life while in combat. Dakota Meyer will receive the award at a White House ceremony Thursday. Meyer was serving in Afghanistan with an embedded Marine training […]

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President Obama to Award Medal of Honor

Posted September 15th, 2011 at 10:37 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama is set to award the Medal of Honor to a former Marine Corps corporal for conspicuous gallantry and exhibiting fearlessness at the risk of his life while in combat. Dakota Meyer will receive the award at a White House ceremony Thursday. Meyer was serving in Afghanistan with an embedded Marine training […]

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Obama Presents Medal of Honor to US Army Ranger

Posted July 12th, 2011 at 3:35 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has presented the Medal of Honor to an Army Ranger who protected fellow troops from a grenade attack in Afghanistan. Presenting the medal at the White House Tuesday, President Obama called Sergeant First Class Leroy Petry an “extraordinary” American soldier. He quoted a fellow soldier who said Petry shows that true […]

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Obama Presents Medal of Honor to US Army Ranger

Posted July 12th, 2011 at 3:10 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has presented the Medal of Honor to an Army Ranger who protected fellow troops from a grenade attack in Afghanistan. Presenting the medal at the White House Tuesday, President Obama called Sergeant First Class Leroy Petry an “extraordinary” American soldier. He quoted a fellow soldier who said Petry shows that true […]

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Obama Awarding Medal of Honor to Army Ranger

Posted July 12th, 2011 at 11:30 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama is awarding the Medal of Honor Tuesday to an Army Ranger who protected fellow troops from a grenade attack in Afghanistan. Sergeant First Class Leroy Petry is the second living person to receive the honor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan. Petry lost his right hand when he threw a live […]

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