The folks at NRA; Life of Duty send us the second part of their profile video trailer about Dakota Meyer; At only 21 years old, Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer had experienced combat, but nothing like on the morning of September 8, 2009. Dakota remained behind with Staff Sergeant Juan Rodriguez-Chavez while the day’s […]
Her impact on the music industry is undeniable and Adele is slated to visit Buckingham Palace tomorrow (December 19) for a special ceremony. The “Rolling in the Deep” singer will be given a medal to commemorate her Most Excellent Order...Show More Summary
Most of you already know the heroic story of Rafael Peralta, the Marine sergeant who had been severely wounded, yet still used his broken body to shield his mates from a grenade blast. he was awarded the Navy Cross for his final selfless act, but others think that he earned the Medal of Honor that […]
20 years ago - nearly a decade before Medal Of Honor forced players to storm Omaha beach under merciless artillery fire, and a full 15 years before Call Of Duty ended a mission with everyone dying in the radioactive aftermath of a nuclear blast - one game taught a generation that war is, indeed, hell. Show More Summary
Newbery Medal winner Cynthia Kadohata now adds “winner of the 2013 National Book Award in the Young People’s Literature category” to her list of achievements. Kadohata earned this honor for her middle grade novel, The Thing About Luck. Show More Summary
It seems that the claims that CPT William Swenson’s Medal of Honor packet was simply “lost” might actually be true. According to the Army Times, a recent DoD IG investigation found that loss of award recommendations was a “frequent” occurrence at Headquarters, US Forces – Afghanistan. Award procedures there were apparently a mess. I’d like […]
U.S.: Legendary Cuban jazz musician Arturo Sandoval and Nobel Prize winner Dr. Mario Molina of Mexico were among the sixteen Medal of Freedom recipients honored this week. Latin America: Secretary of State John Kerry claimed that “the era of the Monroe Doctrine is over” but does U.S. Show More Summary
The gay pioneers were among 16 honorees awarded the highest civilian honor at the White House Wednesday. read more
[Oprah Winfrey and former President Bill Clinton were two of the 16 recipients of this year's Presidential Medal of Freedom at a White House ceremony on Wednesday. The award is the nation's highest civilian honor. Photo by Evan Vucci via AP] Read more...
President Obama awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, to 16 people, including two gay people, both posthumously: Bayard Rustin and Sally Ride. Also receiving the honor: Ernie Banks, Ben Bradlee, Bill Clinton, Daniel Inouye, Daniel...
President Obama today awarded the National Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, to 16 Americans.
President Barack Obama will honor sixteen recipients with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country's highest civilian honor, at a dinner Wednesday evening at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. The live event will began at approximately 7:10pm ET.
A tip of the hat (and also a giant gold medal) to Bayard Rustin and Sally Ride, whom President Obama just honored with a Presidential Medal of Freedom. Hip hip hooray for queers! Another medal went to Gloria Steinem, who may not be a lesbian but certainly has a few things to say about gender. […]
C.T. Vivian received the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The award is the highest civilian honor in the United States. A dinner for the 16 new recipients will be held later tonight with a number of high-profile Georgians expected to be in attendance. Sources familiar with the matter tell Peach Pundit that I am Obama’s first [...]
Sally Ride was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, by President Obama as one of sixteen honorees at today's ceremony. Read more...
President Barack Obama presented 16 people with the Presidential Medal of Freedom during Wednesday's White House ceremony, including famous faces like Oprah Winfrey and former President Bill Clinton, who had the president cracking up. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama honored 16 prominent Americans Wednesday with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest award the U.S. gives a civilian. The ceremony at the White House opened a day of tributes to former President John F. Kennedy, who established the modern version of the medal but was assassinated 50 years ago this week as the first award ceremony neared.
The cable networks are keeping their cameras trained on Washington DC today. This morning President Obama awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to 16 recipients, including Loretta Lynn, Oprah Winfrey, Ben Bradlee and former Pres....Show More Summary
Longtime pro-abortion activist Gloria Steinem today received the highest honor the Untied States can bestow upon a citizen who is not a member of the U.S. military. Obama today awarded sixteen recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom and those recipients included abortion activist Gloria Steinem. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is “presented to individuals […]