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  • Dakota Meyer and nine others: what they did to receive the Medal of Honor

    Dakota Meyer and nine others: what they did to receive the Medal of Honor

    Dakota Meyer among soldiers who distinguished themselves: For going above and beyond the call of duty, Marine Sgt. Dakota Meyer was awarded Thursday the Medal of Honor, the US government’s highest military decoration. He joins nine other distinguished soldiers who received the award for service in the Iraq or Afghanistan wars. Take a look at these men who risked their lives to protect America.

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  • Dakota Meyer and nine others: what they did to receive the Medal of Honor

    Dakota Meyer and nine others: what they did to receive the Medal of Honor

    Dakota Meyer among soldiers who distinguished themselves: For going above and beyond the call of duty, Marine Sgt. Dakota Meyer was awarded Thursday the Medal of Honor, the US government’s highest military decoration. He joins nine other distinguished soldiers who received the award for service in the Iraq or Afghanistan wars. Take a look at these men who risked their lives to protect America.

  • Obama honors fallen soldier with Medal of Honor

    Obama honors fallen soldier with Medal of Honor

    The president presented the military's highest honor Thursday to a soldier who was killed trying to save a comrade in Afghanistan. The Pentagon is looking at why only six Medals of Honor have been awarded after eight years of war.

  • Medal of Honor to be awarded, only the sixth since 9/11

    Sgt. 1st Class Jared Monti was killed in a firefight in Afghanistan. He is the second service member to receive the military's highest honor for action in Afghanistan. But the award was given 246 times in Vietnam.