Medal of Honor Day

By Spc. Devin KornausMarch 23, 2012

A bugler from The United States Army Band (Pershing's Own) plays Taps during a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetery, Va., Mar. 23, 2012.  The wreath was laid to mark National Medal of Honor Day.  National Medal of Honor Day is observed yearly on March 25.  On March 25, 1863 six U.S. service members became the first service members to be presented the Medal of Honor. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Devin Kornaus)
1 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A bugler from The United States Army Band (Pershing's Own) plays Taps during a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetery, Va., Mar. 23, 2012. The wreath was laid to mark National Medal of Honor Day. National Medal of Honor Day is observed yearly on March 25. On March 25, 1863 six U.S. service members became the first service members to be presented the Medal of Honor. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Devin Kornaus) (Photo Credit: Spc. Devin Kornaus) VIEW ORIGINAL
12 Medal of Honor recipients, escorted by members of their service's honor guard, salute during a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetery, Va. Mar. 23, 2012.  The wreath was laid to mark National Medal of Honor Day.  National Medal of Honor Day is observed yearly on March 25. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Devin Kornaus)
2 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – 12 Medal of Honor recipients, escorted by members of their service's honor guard, salute during a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetery, Va. Mar. 23, 2012. The wreath was laid to mark National Medal of Honor Day. National Medal of Honor Day is observed yearly on March 25. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Devin Kornaus) (Photo Credit: Spc. Devin Kornaus) VIEW ORIGINAL
A Tomb Sentinel, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and Bugler salute Medal of Honor recipients at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetery, Va., Mar. 23, 2012.  The recipients laid a wreath at the Tomb to mark National Medal of Honor Day.  National Medal of Honor Day is observed yearly on March 25. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Devin Kornaus)
3 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A Tomb Sentinel, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and Bugler salute Medal of Honor recipients at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetery, Va., Mar. 23, 2012. The recipients laid a wreath at the Tomb to mark National Medal of Honor Day. National Medal of Honor Day is observed yearly on March 25. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Devin Kornaus) (Photo Credit: Spc. Devin Kornaus) VIEW ORIGINAL
A Tomb Sentinel from 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) escorts Medal of Honor recipient Sammy L. Davis during a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetery, Va., Mar. 23, 2012.  Davis was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions near Cai Lay, Republic of Vietnam on Nov. 18, 1967.  He was one of 12 recipients that participated in the wreath laying ceremony that marked National Medal of Honor Day. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Devin Kornaus)
4 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A Tomb Sentinel from 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) escorts Medal of Honor recipient Sammy L. Davis during a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetery, Va., Mar. 23, 2012. Davis was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions near Cai Lay, Republic of Vietnam on Nov. 18, 1967. He was one of 12 recipients that participated in the wreath laying ceremony that marked National Medal of Honor Day. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Devin Kornaus) (Photo Credit: Spc. Devin Kornaus) VIEW ORIGINAL