WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 15: 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 September 15, ... more 
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 15: 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 September 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 September 8, 2009 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, according to a White House press release. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) less 
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Thu, Sep 15, 2011 3:39 PM EDT