WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 02: U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki (L) and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates talk with a family member of U.S. Army Private First Class Henry Svehla during his ... more 
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 02: U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki (L) and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates talk with a family member of U.S. Army Private First Class Henry Svehla during his posthumous Medal of Honor ceremony in the East Room of the White House May 2, 2011 in Washington, DC. Acccording to the White House, Svehla received the Medal of Honor posthumously for his heroic actions in combat on June 12, 1952, while serving as a rifleman with Company F, 32d Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division in the Republic of Korea. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) less 
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