Alice Mendoza, left, stands with President Barack Obama before accepting the Medal of Honor on behalf of her husband, Staff Sgt. Manuel V. Mendoza, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White ... more 
Alice Mendoza, left, stands with President Barack Obama before accepting the Medal of Honor on behalf of her husband, Staff Sgt. Manuel V. Mendoza, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, in Washington. Obama awarded 24 Army veterans the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry in recognition of their valor during major combat operations in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Evan Vucci
Tue, Mar 18, 2014 6:39 PM EDT