September 27, 2012 - 6:58pm
Sgt. Dakota Meyer, receiving the Medal of Honor
“The story of what Dakota did . . . will be told for generations.”—President Barack Obama, from remarks given at Meyer’s Medal of Honor ceremony
A year ago, President Obama awarded the awarded the Medal of Honor to Marine Sgt. Dakota Meyer, in a ceremony at the White House, saying, "Dakota is the kind of guy who gets the job done."  Now, Kentucky’s most famous living Marine has written his account of the brutal battle...
September 15, 2011 - 7:58pm
"Sgt. Meyer's unparalleled acts of heroism in the face of near-certain death should humble us all, and we offer our gratitude and honor to him on this special day."
Saying "Dakota is the kind of guy who gets the job done," President Barack Obama today awarded the Medal of Honor to Marine Sgt. Dakota Meyer, in a ceremony at the White House.  The Kentucky hero received this nation’s highest award for valor; in recognition of his...
July 24, 2011 - 5:51pm
"Meyer's performance was the greatest act of courage in the war..." "If this is what it feels like to be a hero, you can have it; you miss your buddies, I miss my family, my brothers...."
A Marine from Kentucky will receive this nation’s highest award for valor, for repeatedly braving enemy fire in eastern Afghanistan, while attempting to find and save fellow members of his embedded training team.  The Marine Corps Times reports that 23-year-old Corporal Dakota Meyer was...
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