Additional Information

In addition to the Medal of Honor award is a hierarchy of medals that can be awarded for varying acts of valor and bravery " The Distinguished Service Cross, the Silver Star, the Bronze Star with "V" device, and Commendation Medals with "V" device. The Soldier's Medal is awarded for acts of valor that take place during peacetime, versus while in combat. Each is an example of ways Soldiers are recognized by their chain of command for documented acts of valor in combat.

Videos

1 Behind the Scenes with President Obama's Medal of Honor Recipient
2 Lt. Col. Charles Kettles' Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony (Full Version)
3 Lt. Col. Charles Kettles: Emergency Extraction
4 Lt. Col. Charles Kettles: Medal of Honor Ceremony
5 How to Earn a Medal of Honor
6 Hall of Heroes Ceremony: Capt. Florent Groberg Speech
7 Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony: Capt. Florent Groberg (Full Version)
8 Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony: Capt. Florent Groberg (Full Version)
9 Medal of Honor Ceremony: Capt. Florent Groberg
10 Capt. Florent Groberg Message
11 Capt. Florent Groberg: 'The worst day of my life'
12 Pentagon Hall of Heroes: Sgt. William Shemin and Pvt. Henry Johnson
13 Medal of Honor Ceremony: Sgt. William Shemin and Pvt. Henry Johnson
14 Reluctance
15 Press Conference: Elsie Shemin-Roth Accepting the Medal of Honor for Sgt. William Shemin
16 The Harlem Hellfighters
17 Army Memorial Day :60 PSA
18 Operation Proper Exit
19 Fort Hood Purple Heart and Defense of Freedom Medals Ceremony
20 Fort Hood Victims Awarded Purple Heart
21 Soldiers Update: Medal of Honor 1st Lt. Alonzo Cushing
22 Inside the White House: The Medal of Honor
23 Civil War Soldier Will Be Awarded Medal of Honor
24 Medal of Honor Visits the National Infantry Museum
25 Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony
26 Medal of Honor Ceremony: Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie Adkins and Spc. 4 Donald Sloat
27 Soldiers Update: MOH Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins
28 Soldiers Update: MOH Spc. Donald P. Sloat
29 Medal of Honor Press Conference: Army Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins
30 Medal of Honor Nominee Donald Sloat Press Conference
31 Two Vietnam War Soldiers to Receive Medal of Honor
32 Medal of Honor ceremony
33 Freedom Journal Iraq - 12/13/06
34 Moment of Valor: Spc. McGinnis
35 Medal of Honor Recipient Returns to Italy
36 Medal of Honor recipient Clinton Romesha ACAP message
37 238th Army Birthday, Mount Vernon Purple Heart pinning ceremony
38 Medal of Honor ceremony - Chaplain (Capt.) Emil J. Kapaun
39 Soldiers Update: Medal of Honor Chaplain (Capt.) Emil J. Kapaun
40 Soldiers Update: Medal of Honor recipient Staff Sgt. Romesha
41 Medal of Honor recipients visit Hawaii
42 Soldier receives the Silver Star for actions in Afghanistan
43 Soldier to receive Distinguished Service Cross
44 Soldier Radio News: SFC Woken receives the German Medal of Honor
45 SFC Woken Award receives the German Medal of Honor of Gallantry
46 Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno honors Soldiers
47 Clint Romesha, Medal of Honor nominee
48 Romesha: Medal of Honor for eight fallen Soldiers
49 Staff Sgt. Clint Romesha receives Medal of Honor at White House ceremony
50 Medal of Honor recipient Staff Sgt. Clint Romesha throws first pitch