Medal of honor

Medal Of Honor Approved For Civil War Hero
A century and a half after his valiant death in the Battle of Gettysburg, a Union Army officer is being awarded the nation’s highest military decoration, thanks to a decades-long campaign by his descendants and Civil War buffs.
The White House announced Tuesday that President Barack O…
President Salutes Medal Of Honor Winner
A Marine veteran is being honored for conspicuous gallantry in the war in Afghanistan. In a White House ceremony this afternoon, retired Marine Corporal William "Kyle" Carpenter was awarded the Medal of Honor. President Obama noted that Carpenter threw himself on a grenade to save …
Army Vet Awarded Medal Of Honor
President Obama is honoring a U.S. Army veteran for heroism in Afghanistan. Former Sergeant Kyle J. White is the recipient of the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest military decoration.
In a White House ceremony, he was honored for conspicuous gallantry during a 2007 firefight in Afghanistan&a…