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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Obama presents Medal of Honor to 24 veterans

President Obama shakes hands with retired Army Staff Sgt. Melvin Morris, a Vietnam War veteran, as his family looks on before he is presented with a Medal of Honor during a ceremony at the White House. Morris, retired Army Sgt. 1st Class Jose Rodela and retired Army Spc. 4 Santiago J. Erevia were joined by families of 21 others who were presented posthumously with the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry.