President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor

Photos were posted on 16 Sep 2014 at 8:06am
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President Barack Obama greets retired Army Command Sgt. Major Bennie Adkins and family in the Oval Office

President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to two men — Army Command Sergeant Major Bennie G. Adkins and Army Specialist Four Donald P. Sloat — for their service in Vietnam.
“Nearly half a century after their acts of valor,” the President said, “a grateful nation bestows upon these men our highest military decoration — the Medal of Honor.”

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