Medal of Honor ceremony at the Hall of Heroes

By D. Myles CullenMay 3, 2011

Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey speaks at the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes May 3. The ceremony honored Pfc. Anthony Kaho'ohanohano and Pfc. Henry Svehla, two Soldiers who were posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for displaying conspicuous gallantry during the Korean War.
1 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey speaks at the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes May 3. The ceremony honored Pfc. Anthony Kaho'ohanohano and Pfc. Henry Svehla, two Soldiers who were posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for displaying conspicuous gallantry during the Korean War. (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
George Kaho'ohanohano, nephew of Pfc. Anthony Kaho'ohanohano, and a Silvia Svehla, sister of Pfc. Henry Svehla, join Army senior leaders as they unveil a plaque at the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes May 3. The ceremony honored Kaho'ohanohano and Svehla, two Soldiers who were posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for displaying conspicuous gallantry during the Korean War.
2 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – George Kaho'ohanohano, nephew of Pfc. Anthony Kaho'ohanohano, and a Silvia Svehla, sister of Pfc. Henry Svehla, join Army senior leaders as they unveil a plaque at the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes May 3. The ceremony honored Kaho'ohanohano and Svehla, two Soldiers who were posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for displaying conspicuous gallantry during the Korean War. (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey and Undersecretary of the Army, Dr. Joseph Westphal, presents Silvia Svehla, Pfc. Henry Svehla's sister, with the Hall of Heroes induction plaque at a Medal of Honor ceremony at the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes May 3. Svehla was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for displaying conspicuous gallantry during the Korean War.
3 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey and Undersecretary of the Army, Dr. Joseph Westphal, presents Silvia Svehla, Pfc. Henry Svehla's sister, with the Hall of Heroes induction plaque at a Medal of Honor ceremony at the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes May 3. Svehla was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for displaying conspicuous gallantry during the Korean War. (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey presents George Kaho'ohanohano, nephew of Pfc. Anthony Kaho'ohanohano, with the Hall of Heroes induction plaque during a Medal of Honor ceremony at the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes May 3. Kaho'ohanohano and was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for displaying conspicuous gallantry during the Korean War.
4 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey presents George Kaho'ohanohano, nephew of Pfc. Anthony Kaho'ohanohano, with the Hall of Heroes induction plaque during a Medal of Honor ceremony at the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes May 3. Kaho'ohanohano and was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for displaying conspicuous gallantry during the Korean War. (Photo Credit: D. Myles Cullen) VIEW ORIGINAL
Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn applauds and Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the 37th Army chief of staff, present the Hall of Heroes induction plaque to George Kaho'ohanohano (right) in recognition of his uncle, Medal of Honor recipient Pfc. Anthony T. Kaho'ohanohano, who was killed in action on June 12, 1952, during the Korean War.  The award was presented during a ceremony on May 2, 2011, at the Pentagon Hall of Heroes.
5 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn applauds and Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the 37th Army chief of staff, present the Hall of Heroes induction plaque to George Kaho'ohanohano (right) in recognition of his uncle, Medal of Honor recipient Pfc. Anthony T. Kaho'ohanohano, who was killed in action on June 12, 1952, during the Korean War. The award was presented during a ceremony on May 2, 2011, at the Pentagon Hall of Heroes. (Photo Credit: Gregory L. Jones, U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL