|Official White House Photo by Pete Souza|
Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. Dakota L. Meyer will be inducted into the Hall of Heroes on Sept. 16 at 2 p.m. EDT in the Pentagon Auditorium.
Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta, Secretary of the Navy Ray E. Mabus, Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James F. Amos, and Sgt. Maj. of the Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Michael P. Barrett will participate in the ceremony.
Following the Hall of Heroes ceremony, Meyer will be honored with an evening parade at Marine Barracks Washington at 6 p.m.
View coverage of the Hall of Heroes ceremony and live coverage of the parade on the Pentagon Channel below:
President Barack Obama presented the Medal of Honor to Meyer in a White House ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 15, at 2:30 p.m. in recognition of his valor during Operation Enduring Freedom.
See previous articles:
Transcript of remarks by President Obama awarding the Medal of Honor to Sgt. Dakota Meyer
Marine Dakota Meyer to receive Medal of Honor at ceremony @ 2:30 p.m. September 15 2011 at the White House
Marine Corps Cpl. Dakota Meyer to receive Medal of Honor on September 15th 2011
Photo credit:President Barack Obama shares a laugh with Jean Meyer, the grandmother of Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer, second from left, as they and members of the Meyer family walk along the Colonnade of the White House, Sept. 15, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
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