Medal of Honor

Local Medal of Honor Recipient: 'It Was the Worst Day of My Life'President Barack Obama is awarding the nation's highest military honor to a former Army captain who tackled a suicide bomber while serving in Afghanistan.
2 WWI Heroes at Last to be Recognized With Medal of HonorNearly 100 years after their heroics on the battlefields of France, two World War I veterans will be posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor next month by President Barack Obama.
Brian Williams Accused Of Backing Out Of Medal Of Honor Event To Appear On 'SNL'Boston firefighter says the news anchor skipped out on a banquet for Medal of Honor recipients back in 2006 to make a cameo on the popular comedy show.
Decades Later, Vietnam Soldiers Get Medal of Honor Obama is bestowing the Medal of Honor on Army Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins and Army Spc. Donald P. Sloat, nearly half a century after they fought in Vietnam.
Afghan Vet Who Fought Wounded Gets Medal of Honor Bleeding from both legs and his arm, Ryan Pitts kept firing at about 200 Taliban fighters, even holding onto his grenades an extra moment to ensure the enemy couldn't heave them back. On Monday, President Barack Obama draped the Medal of Honor around his neck, in a somber White House ceremony that also paid tribute to his nine platoon comrades who died that summer day in Afghanistan.
Veteran Who Took Grenade Blast to Protect Fellow Marine Gets Medal of Honor President Barack Obama is presenting the Medal of Honor to a veteran who took the blow from a grenade to protect a fellow Marine in Afghanistan.
Obama to Give Marine Veteran Medal of Honor An Afghanistan war veteran who absorbed the blast of a grenade to protect a fellow Marine will receive the medal of honor next month, becoming the eighth living recipient for actions in Afghanistan or Iraq.
Obama Presents Medal Of Honor To Afghanistan Veteran President Barack Obama is presenting the Medal of Honor to former Army Sgt. Kyle White for heroism during an ambush in Afghanistan in 2007.
Former Army Sergeant to Receive Medal of Honor The White House says President Barack Obama will award the Medal of Honor to a former Army sergeant for courageous actions in Afghanistan.
Obama Gives Medal of Honor to 24 Vets From 3 Wars President Barack Obama is presenting 24 Medals of Honor in a rare ceremony meant to commemorate acts of bravery that the government concluded should have been recognized long time ago.
Judge Rules Second-Most Decorated Soldier During WWII Won't Get Medal Of HonorLt. Garlin Murl Conner left the U.S. Army as the second-most decorated soldier during World War II, earning four Silver Stars, four Bronze Stars, seven Purple Hearts and the Distinguished Service Cross for his actions during 28 straight months in combat.
Hagel Apologizes For Delay In Medal Of Honor AwardDefense Secretary Chuck Hagel apologized Wednesday to Medal of Honor recipient William Swenson for having to wait so long for the Army to recognize his heroism.
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