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Obama Honors Israel’s Peres with Medal of Freedom

Posted June 14th, 2012 at 2:40 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has presented Israeli President Shimon Peres with the Medal of Freedom, America’s highest civilian honor, during a formal dinner at the White House. Mr. Obama Wednesday praised the 88-year-old Peres, a former prime minister, as “the essence of Israel itself — an indomitable spirit that will not be denied,” in the […]

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Obama Awards Highest Civilian Honor to 13 Recipients

Posted May 29th, 2012 at 8:25 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has awarded the country’s highest civilian honor to a music legend, a pioneer astronaut, and the first female U.S. secretary of state. They were among 13 recipients Tuesday of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. At a White House ceremony, Mr. Obama said the winners had an incredible impact on so many […]

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Obama to Award Highest Civilian Honor to 13 Recipients

Posted May 29th, 2012 at 2:05 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama is set Tuesday to award the Israeli president, a World War II resistance fighter, a former U.S. astronaut, and several others the nation’s highest civilian honor — the Presidential Medal of Freedom. In a ceremony at the White House, the president will give the medal to 13 people deemed to have […]

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Obama to Award Highest Civilian Honor to 13 Recipients

Posted May 29th, 2012 at 1:00 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama is set Tuesday to award a former Israeli president, a World War Two resistance fighter, a former U.S. astronaut, and several others the nation’s highest civilian honor — the Presidential Medal of Freedom. In a ceremony at the White House, the president will give the medal to 13 people deemed to […]

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Dylan, Glenn, Albright to Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

Posted April 26th, 2012 at 5:20 pm (UTC-5)
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A folk song legend, a pioneering astronaut, and a former U.S. secretary of state are three of the 13 recipients of this year’s Presidential Medal of Freedom. The medal is the highest civilian honor, presented to those who have made lasting contributions to America’s national interest, world peace and culture. This year’s winners include Bob […]

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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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