September 15, 2011

Marine presented Medal of Honor by President Obama

Former active duty Marine Corps Corporal Dakota Meyer is presented with the Medal of Honor by U.S. President Barack Obama during an East Room ceremony, Sept. 15, 2011, at the White House in Washington, DC.

Corporal Meyer received the Medal of Honor for his courageous actions while serving as a member of Marine Embedded Training Team 2-8, Regional Corps Advisory Command 3-7, in Kunar Province, Afghanistan, on Sept. 8, 2009, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

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(Source: The Denver Post)

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