Post Tagged with: "Medal of Honor"

Medal of Honor recipient Pitts: ‘It is their names, not mine’

Medal of Honor recipient Pitts: ‘It is their names, not mine’

By Libby Howe
Army News Service

President Barack Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to former Staff Sgt Ryan M. Pitts during a White House ceremony July 21.

July 23, 2014 ×
Lenny Kravitz honors uncle, Medal of Honor recipient

Lenny Kravitz honors uncle, Medal of Honor recipient

By Lisa Ferdinando
Army News Service

Music artist Lenny Kravitz paused to reflect on the life and legacy of his uncle and namesake, Pfc. Leonard Kravitz, who received the Medal of Honor posthumously from President Barack Obama, March 18.

March 21, 2014 ×
Soldiers receive long-overdue Medals of Honor

Soldiers receive long-overdue Medals of Honor

By J.D. Liepold
Army News Service

Twenty-four U.S. Army veterans from three wars — World War II, Korea and Vietnam — received upgrades to the highest military decoration for uncommon bravery and gallantry at a White House ceremony March 18.

March 20, 2014 ×
President announces 24 vets to receive Medals of Honor

President announces 24 vets to receive Medals of Honor

By David Vergun
Army News Service

President Barack Obama announced Feb. 21 that he will award the Medal of Honor to 24 veterans during a March 18 ceremony at the White House.

February 25, 2014 ×