Medal of Honor Recepient Chaplain (CPT) Emil J. Kapaun Gets Inducted in the Hall of Heroes

By Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez ( Chief of Staff of the Army)April 12, 2013

U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno speaks during the Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony in honor of Medal of Honor Recipient Chaplain (CPT) Emil J. Kapaun at the Pentagon April 12, 2013.  Chaplain (CPT) Kapaun was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor on April 11, 2013.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released)
1 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno speaks during the Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony in honor of Medal of Honor Recipient Chaplain (CPT) Emil J. Kapaun at the Pentagon April 12, 2013. Chaplain (CPT) Kapaun was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor on April 11, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez (Chief of Staff of the Army)) VIEW ORIGINAL
Comrades of Medal of Honor Recipient Chaplain (CPT) Emil J. Kapaun during the Korean War get recognize during the Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony in honor of Chaplain (CPT) Kapaun at the Pentagon April 12, 2013.  Chaplain (CPT) Kapaun was posthumously  awarded the Medal of Honor on April 11, 2013.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released)
2 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Comrades of Medal of Honor Recipient Chaplain (CPT) Emil J. Kapaun during the Korean War get recognize during the Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony in honor of Chaplain (CPT) Kapaun at the Pentagon April 12, 2013. Chaplain (CPT) Kapaun was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor on April 11, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez (Chief of Staff of the Army)) VIEW ORIGINAL
Secretary of the Army The Honorable John McHugh speaks during the Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony in honor of Medal of Honor Recipient Chaplain (CPT) Emil J. Kapaun at the Pentagon April 12, 2013.  Chaplain (CPT) Kapaun was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor on April 11, 2013.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released)
3 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Secretary of the Army The Honorable John McHugh speaks during the Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony in honor of Medal of Honor Recipient Chaplain (CPT) Emil J. Kapaun at the Pentagon April 12, 2013. Chaplain (CPT) Kapaun was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor on April 11, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez (Chief of Staff of the Army)) VIEW ORIGINAL
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel speaks during the Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony in honor of Medal of Honor Recipient Chaplain (CPT) Emil J. Kapaun at the Pentagon April 12, 2013.  Chaplain (CPT) Kapaun was posthumously  awarded the Medal of Honor on April 11, 2013.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released)
4 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel speaks during the Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony in honor of Medal of Honor Recipient Chaplain (CPT) Emil J. Kapaun at the Pentagon April 12, 2013. Chaplain (CPT) Kapaun was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor on April 11, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez (Chief of Staff of the Army)) VIEW ORIGINAL
Secretary of the Army The Honorable John McHugh presents Medal of Honor recipient Chaplain (CPT) Emil J. Kapaun's nephew Mr. Ray Kapaun with a photo and citation as Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel (far left), U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno (right), and Sergeant Major of the Army SMA Raymond F. Chandler (far right) watch during the Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony of Chaplain (CPT) Kapaun at the Pentagon April 12, 2013. Chaplain (CPT) Kapaun was posthumously  awarded the Medal of Honor on April 11, 2013.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released))
5 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Secretary of the Army The Honorable John McHugh presents Medal of Honor recipient Chaplain (CPT) Emil J. Kapaun's nephew Mr. Ray Kapaun with a photo and citation as Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel (far left), U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno (right), and Sergeant Major of the Army SMA Raymond F. Chandler (far right) watch during the Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony of Chaplain (CPT) Kapaun at the Pentagon April 12, 2013. Chaplain (CPT) Kapaun was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor on April 11, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released)) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez (Chief of Staff of the Army)) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno helps Medal of Honor recipient Chaplain (CPT) Emil J. Kapaun's nephew Mr. Ray Kapaun unveil his uncle's Hall of Heroes Plaque as Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel (far left), Secretary of the Army The Honorable John McHugh (left), and Sergeant Major of the Army SMA Raymond F. Chandler (right) watch during the Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony of Chaplain (CPT) Kapaun at the Pentagon February 12, 2013. Chaplain (CPT) Kapaun was posthumously  awarded the Medal of Honor on April 11, 2013.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released))
6 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno helps Medal of Honor recipient Chaplain (CPT) Emil J. Kapaun's nephew Mr. Ray Kapaun unveil his uncle's Hall of Heroes Plaque as Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel (far left), Secretary of the Army The Honorable John McHugh (left), and Sergeant Major of the Army SMA Raymond F. Chandler (right) watch during the Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony of Chaplain (CPT) Kapaun at the Pentagon February 12, 2013. Chaplain (CPT) Kapaun was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor on April 11, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released)) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez (Chief of Staff of the Army)) VIEW ORIGINAL
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel presents the Medal of honor flag to Medal of Honor recipient Chaplain (CPT) Emil J. Kapaun's nephew Mr. Ray Kapaun as Secretary of the Army The Honorable John McHugh (left), and U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno (right) watch during the Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony of Chaplain (CPT) Kapaun at the Pentagon April 12, 2013. Chaplain (CPT) Kapaun was posthumously  awarded the Medal of Honor on April 11, 2013.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released))
7 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel presents the Medal of honor flag to Medal of Honor recipient Chaplain (CPT) Emil J. Kapaun's nephew Mr. Ray Kapaun as Secretary of the Army The Honorable John McHugh (left), and U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno (right) watch during the Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony of Chaplain (CPT) Kapaun at the Pentagon April 12, 2013. Chaplain (CPT) Kapaun was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor on April 11, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released)) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez (Chief of Staff of the Army)) VIEW ORIGINAL
Mr. Ray Kapaun speaks on behalf of  his uncle, Medal of Honor Recipient Chaplain (CPT) Emil J. Kapaun during the Hall of Heroes Induction of Chaplain (CPT) Kapaun at the Pentagon April 12, 2013.  Chaplain (CPT) Kapaun was posthumously  awarded the Medal of Honor on April 11, 2013.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released)
8 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Mr. Ray Kapaun speaks on behalf of his uncle, Medal of Honor Recipient Chaplain (CPT) Emil J. Kapaun during the Hall of Heroes Induction of Chaplain (CPT) Kapaun at the Pentagon April 12, 2013. Chaplain (CPT) Kapaun was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor on April 11, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez (Chief of Staff of the Army)) VIEW ORIGINAL