In this image provided by the U.S. Department of Defense then-Marine Corps Cpl. Dakota Meyer poses for a photo while deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan’s Kunar ... more 
In this image provided by the U.S. Department of Defense then-Marine Corps Cpl. Dakota Meyer poses for a photo while deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan’s Kunar province. Meyer will receive the Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama on Sept. 15 the White House announced Friday Aug. 12, 2011. Meyer is the 86th living Medal of Honor recipient, and he joins a small, elite group of heroes. (AP Photo/Department of Defense) less 
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Sun, Aug 14, 2011 2:51 AM EDT