Thursday, September 15, 2011

Michelle Obama Attends Medal of Honor Ceremony

President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and former Marine Cpl. Dakota Meyers walk into the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011, before the president awarded Meyers, 23, from Greensburg, Ky. the Medal of Honor. Meyers was in Afghanistan's Kunar province in Sept. 2009 when he repeatedly ran through enemy fire to recover the bodies of fellow American troops. He is the first living Marine to be awarded the Medal of Honor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan. AP Photo