A solemn Dakota Meyer received the Medal of Honor on Thursday from President Barack Obama during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House. The former Marine sergeant and Kentucky native was cited for his actions in Afghanistan in 2009.
A solemn Dakota Meyer received the Medal of Honor on Thursday from President Barack Obama during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House. The former Marine sergeant and Kentucky native was cited for his actions in Afghanistan in 2009. AP
A solemn Dakota Meyer received the Medal of Honor on Thursday from President Barack Obama during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House. The former Marine sergeant and Kentucky native was cited for his actions in Afghanistan in 2009. AP

Kentuckian Dakota Meyer honored in White House ceremony

September 16, 2011 12:00 AM

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