• Members of the official party at the Medal of Honor Convention opening ceremony, show their respect to the American Flag at Soldier Field in Chicago, Ill. on Sept 15, 2009: Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army (CASA), retired Maj. Gen., John Scully (behind podium); IL Governor Patrick Quinn; Chicago Mayor, Richard M. Daley; Gen. James T. Conway, USMC Commandant; Retired Maj. Gen. John Borling, USAF.

    06 - Official party

    Members of the official party at the Medal of Honor Convention opening ceremony, show their respect to the American Flag at Soldier Field in Chicago, Ill. on Sept 15, 2009: Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army (CASA), retired Maj. Gen., John...

  • Jay Vargas, Medal of Honor Recipient, autographs a book after the opening ceremony of the Medal of Honor Convention at Soldier Field, Chicago, Ill on Sept 15, 2009.

    16 - Vargas Autograph

    Jay Vargas, Medal of Honor Recipient, autographs a book after the opening ceremony of the Medal of Honor Convention at Soldier Field, Chicago, Ill on Sept 15, 2009.

  • John Finn, Medal of Honor Recipient, covers his heart as the Star Spangled Banner is being sung during the opening ceremony of the Medal of Honor Convention at Soldier Field, Chicago, Ill on Sept 15, 2009.

    08 Aca,!" Cover Heart CU

    John Finn, Medal of Honor Recipient, covers his heart as the Star Spangled Banner is being sung during the opening ceremony of the Medal of Honor Convention at Soldier Field, Chicago, Ill on Sept 15, 2009.

  • Medal of Honor Recipients cover their hearts during the Star Spangled Banner at the opening ceremony of the 2009 Medal of Honor Convention at Soldier Field, Sept 15, Chicago, Ill.

    07 - Cover Hearts

    Medal of Honor Recipients cover their hearts during the Star Spangled Banner at the opening ceremony of the 2009 Medal of Honor Convention at Soldier Field, Sept 15, Chicago, Ill.

  • Gen. James T. Conway, USMC Commandant, speaks to several hundred attendees at the Medal of Honor Convention Opening Ceremony on Sept. 15, 2009.

    14 - USMC

    Gen. James T. Conway, USMC Commandant, speaks to several hundred attendees at the Medal of Honor Convention Opening Ceremony on Sept. 15, 2009.

  • The Congressional Medal of Honor Society flag is brought up by a member of the U.S. Army Golden Knights after it was parachuted onto the Soldier Field grounds, Sept. 15, 2009, during the opening ceremony of the Medal of Honor Convention in Chicago, IL.

    13 Aca,!" MOH Flag GK

    The Congressional Medal of Honor Society flag is brought up by a member of the U.S. Army Golden Knights after it was parachuted onto the Soldier Field grounds, Sept. 15, 2009, during the opening ceremony of the Medal of Honor Convention in Chicago, IL.

  • Several hundred service members and civilians gather during the opening ceremony of the Medal of Honor Convention at Soldier Field, Chicago, IL on Sept 15, 2009.

    12 - Attendees

    Several hundred service members and civilians gather during the opening ceremony of the Medal of Honor Convention at Soldier Field, Chicago, IL on Sept 15, 2009.

  • Medal of Honor Recipients pose for a group photo outside of Soldier Field in Chicago, Ill. on Sept 15, 2009.

    17 - MOH Grp Photo

    Medal of Honor Recipients pose for a group photo outside of Soldier Field in Chicago, Ill. on Sept 15, 2009.

  • Army - Col. Thomas J. Purple Jr., Deputy Brigade Commander, 404th Maneuver Enhancement Bde. (MEB), IL National Guard.

    10 - Present Flags.2

    Army - Col. Thomas J. Purple Jr., Deputy Brigade Commander, 404th Maneuver Enhancement Bde. (MEB), IL National Guard.

  • Medal of Honor Recipients are presented with a flag from their military escorts on Sept 15, 2009, shortly before the opening ceremony of the Medal of Honor Convention at Soldier Field, Chicago Ill.

    09 - Present Flags.1

    Medal of Honor Recipients are presented with a flag from their military escorts on Sept 15, 2009, shortly before the opening ceremony of the Medal of Honor Convention at Soldier Field, Chicago Ill.

  • Chicago Police Officers await the arrival of the Medal of Honor Recipients at the Gold Star Memorial, just outside the gates of Soldier Field in Chicago, Ill on Sept 15, 2009.

    01 - CPD

    Chicago Police Officers await the arrival of the Medal of Honor Recipients at the Gold Star Memorial, just outside the gates of Soldier Field in Chicago, Ill on Sept 15, 2009.

  • Medal of Honor Recipient Michael Thornton and a member of the JROTC of Chicago lay a wreath at the Soldier Field Memorial in Chicago, Ill. on Sept 15, 2009.

    02 Aca,!" JROTC and MOH Lay Wreath

    Medal of Honor Recipient Michael Thornton and a member of the JROTC of Chicago lay a wreath at the Soldier Field Memorial in Chicago, Ill. on Sept 15, 2009.

  • Medal of Honor Recipients, their military escorts and others gather for a wreath laying ceremony at Soldier Field in Chicago, Ill. on Sept 15, 2009.

    03 Aca,!" Wreath Laying

    Medal of Honor Recipients, their military escorts and others gather for a wreath laying ceremony at Soldier Field in Chicago, Ill. on Sept 15, 2009.

  • Soldiers from the Illinois National Guard, 2-123 Field Artillery, fire rounds during the opening ceremony of the Medal of Honor Convention at Soldier Field, Chicago Ill on Sept 15, 2009.

    04 Aca,!" Howitzers

    Soldiers from the Illinois National Guard, 2-123 Field Artillery, fire rounds during the opening ceremony of the Medal of Honor Convention at Soldier Field, Chicago Ill on Sept 15, 2009.

  • Bruce Crandall, Medal of Honor Recipient, autographs a book after the opening ceremony of the Medal of Honor Convention at Soldier Field, Chicago, Ill on Sept 15, 2009.

    15 - Crandall Autograph

    Bruce Crandall, Medal of Honor Recipient, autographs a book after the opening ceremony of the Medal of Honor Convention at Soldier Field, Chicago, Ill on Sept 15, 2009.

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