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Dakota Meyer Medal of Honor

A Thank You to Those Who Serve

Dakota Meyer | Posted 01.27.2014 | Impact
Dakota Meyer

This Thanksgiving, I am thankful for the men and women who are still serving every day to protect us, and I am forever indebted to those who gave all.

Disgusted By Shutdown, Medal Of Honor Recipient Vows To Run For Office

The Huffington Post | Chloe Fox | Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics

Out of the ashes of government failure rise new candidates. At 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, after Congress failed to avert a government shutdown, Dakota...

Medal Of Honor Recipient's Lawsuit Takes Turn

AP | Posted 12.16.2011 | Politics

SAN ANTONIO -- A Medal of Honor recipient has dropped a lawsuit against his former employer in which he accused the defense contractor of ruining his ...

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...

Marines Promoted Inflated Story For Medal Of Honor Winner

McClatchy Newspapers | Jonathan S. Landay | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With Dakota Meyer standing at attention in his dress uniform, sweat glistening on his forehead under the television lights, President Ba...

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...

Medal Of Honor Winner Takes On Defense Contractor

AP | By PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics

SAN ANTONIO -- A U.S. Marine given the nation's highest award for valor is suing a defense contractor that he says ridiculed his Medal of Honor, calle...

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...

Dakota Meyer, Austin, Tex. Resident, Will Receive the Medal of Honor

Dorian de Wind | Posted 09.19.2011 | Impact
Dorian de Wind

Dakota Meyer, a former Marine Corps corporal, will be the first living Marine Corps recipient of our nation's highest award for valor "since now-retired Sgt. Maj. Allan Kellogg received the medal for actions 41 years ago in Vietnam."