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Civil War Officer To Receive Medal of Honor

AP | By DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 01.06.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Weak and bleeding, a Union Army officer who stood fast commanding his artillery battery and was killed as thousands of Confederate...

Veteran Wounded By Grenade Gets Medal Of Honor

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 08.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A 24-year-old veteran who lost an eye after taking a grenade blast in Afghanistan to save a fellow Marine received the nation's hi...

Obama Honors 24 Heroes Who Didn't Get Their Due

AP | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — They were heroes who didn't get their due. On Tuesday, 24 ethnic or minority U.S. soldiers who performed bravely under fire in ...

Obama Giving Medal Of Honor To 24 Overlooked Veterans

AP | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics

BY NANCY BENAC, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is moving to right old wrongs by belatedly awarding the Medal of Ho...

Obama Presenting Medal Of Honor To Afghan War Vet

Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Army captain hailed for bravery during combat in Afghanistan in 2009 is adding ...

Afghanistan Vet Receives Medal Of Honor

AP | TOM RAUM | Posted 10.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama bestowed the nation's highest military honor, the Medal of Honor, on Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter on Monday, salutin...

Combat Vet To Get Medal Of Honor For Afghan Fight

AP | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The White House says President Barack Obama will bestow the Medal of Honor on an Army staff sergeant for courageous action during a...

Afghanistan Veteran To Be Awarded Medal Of Honor

AP | Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics

BY NEDRA PICKER, ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is awarding the Medal of Honor to an Army veteran for his courageous l...

Let's Hire Our Heroes

Dakota Meyer | Posted 04.06.2013 | Impact
Dakota Meyer

It's not easy coming home from war. I wondered why any employer would have a need for a Marine sniper. But then I thought about the other skills I bring to the table -- teamwork, managing personnel in challenging circumstances, advanced technical skills. These are traits no one teaches better than our military.

Obama Takes Position On Medal Of Honor Winner Controversy

AP | DYLAN LOVAN | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — President Barack Obama is standing by his award of the Medal of Honor to a Marine in the Afghanistan war despite a published r...

Medal Of Honor Recipient's Inflated By Marines: Report

McClatchy | Jonathan S. Landay | Posted 02.13.2012 | Politics

Obama told the audience in the White House East Room on Sept. 15 that Meyer had driven into the heart of a savage ambush in eastern Afghanistan agains...

Who's Drinking Beer With Obama?

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Defying orders and tempting fate, Marine corporal Dakota Meyer charged five times in a Humvee into heavy gunfire in the darkness of...

Obama To Honor Medal Of Freedom Recipients

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Rep. John Lewis has been to the White House on many occasions, but Tuesday's visit truly was unique. An "impossible dream," as the ...

Medal Of Honor Ceremony: Obama Presents Award To Richard L. Etchberger, Died 42 Years Ago (VIDEO)

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama on Tuesday awarded the Medal of Honor to an Air Force chief master sergeant who died saving three fellow air...

Jared Monti: Obama Awards Medal Of Honor To Family Of Fallen Soldier (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO*** By PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press Writer Philip Elliott, Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON - President Barack Obam...