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Medal of Honor Recipient Inducted Into Hall of Heroes

The Defense Department posthumously inducted Army Master Sgt. Woodrow Keeble into its Hall of Heroes Tuesday, a day after President Bush bestowed the Medal of Honor on the Korean War hero.

President Awards MOH

President Awards Medal of Honor to First Sioux

Calling him a “mentor, teacher and legend,” President George W. Bush awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously March 3 to Master Sgt. Woodrow “Woody” Wilson Keeble.

President Awards Medal of Honor to First Sioux Warrior

Korean War Hero Receives Posthumous Medal of Honor

WASHINGTON, March 3, 2008 – President Bush today presented the Medal of Honor to the family of the late Army Master Sgt. Woodrow Keeble, the first full-blooded Sioux Indian to receive the nation’s highest military award, for heroism during the Korean War.

Korean War

Korean War Slideshow

Official images from the Korean War.

Master Sergeant Keeble

First Sioux to Receive Medal of Honor

During the final allied offensive of the Korean War, Master Sgt. Woodrow Wilson Keeble risked his life to save his fellow Soldiers. Almost six decades after his gallant actions and 26 years after his death, Keeble will be the first full-blooded Sioux Indian to receive the Medal of Honor.