Stories tagged: Dakota Meyer
Wed., Dec. 14, 2011, 6:09 p.m.
Meyer deserved Medal of Honor, his comrades say
Dakota Meyer’s commander had good reason to nominate the former Marine Corps corporal for the Medal of Honor, the U.S. military’s highest decoration for valor.
Wed., Dec. 14, 2011, 5:48 p.m.
Marines promoted inflated story for Medal of Honor winner
With Dakota Meyer standing at attention in his dress uniform, sweat glistening on his forehead under the television lights, President Barack Obama extolled the former Marine corporal for the “extraordinary …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 15, 2011, 12:41 p.m.
Obama awards Medal of Honor to Marine
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Thursday bestowed the nation’s highest military honor on Dakota Meyer, a young and humble Marine who defied orders and barreled straight into a …