Medal of Honor

President Barack Obama awards the Medal of Honor to Sgt. Santiago J. Erevia during a ceremony at the White House March 18, 2014 in Washington, D.C. Erevia earned the Medal of Honor for his courageous actions while serving as radio telephone operator during a search and clear mission near Tam Ky, Republic of Vietnam May 21, 1969. Erevia was a Specialist Four with the in Company C, 1st Battalion (Airmobile), 501st Infantry, 101st Airborne Division (Airmobile) when he earned the medal. (Department of Defense photo EJ Hersom)

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