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Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer

Medal of Honor recipient former Marine Corps Sgt. Dakota Meyer, second from left, is recognized by Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus during an induction ceremony at the Hall of Heroes in the Pentagon. Meyer was awarded the Medal of Honor for actions in Afghanistan on Sept. 8, 2010. Meyer saved 13 U.S. Marines and soldiers and 23 Afghans.



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This work, Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer [Image 5 of 5], by PO1 Kevin O'Brien, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.16.2011

Date Posted:09.16.2011 16:40

Photo ID:457918

VIRIN:110914-N-UH963-182

Resolution:3552x2368

Size:1.57 MB

Location:WASHINGTON, DC, USGlobe

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  • Digital illustration Medal of Honor recipient, prior active duty U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Dakota Meyer, speaks with Secretary of the Navy, the honorable Ray Mabus, before an induction ceremony at the Hall of Heroes in the Pentagon, Washington, D.C., on Sept. 16, 2011. Meyer was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his actions during the Battle of Ganjgal, Afghanistan, on Sept. 8, 2010.  (U.S. Marine Corps Illustration by Cpl. Robert J. Reeves/Released)
  • Dakota Meyer, a Medal of Honor recipient, talks to Marines at Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Dec. 24. Meyer visited the Marines to thank them for their service during the holidays. Meyer received the Medal of Honor for his actions at the Battle of Ganjgal, Sept. 8, 2009. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Austin Long)
  • U.S. Marine Sgt. Dakota Meyer, left, greets Army Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry, a Medal of Honor recipient, during a reception before a White House ceremony to award Meyer the Medal of Honor. Meyer is the first living Marine to receive the medal during current operations for actions while on deployment in Afghanistan in 2009. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Alvin Williams)
  • U.S. Marine Sgt. Dakota Meyer, center, stands for a photo with Army Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry, right, and other Marine and Army Medal of Honor recipients during a reception before a ceremony to receive his Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama at the White House. Meyer is the first living Marine to receive the medal during current operations for actions while on deployment in Afghanistan in 2009. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Alvin Williams)

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