The President and First Lady invited music legends, members of the U.S. military, military veterans, and their families to the White House for a celebration of the men and women who serve the United States.
U.S. President Barack Obama presents the Medal of Honor posthumously to Army First Lieutenant Alonzo H. Cushing for conspicuous gallantry to Helen Loring Ensign in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, November 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. First Lieutenant Cushing received the Medal of Honor for his actions during combat operations in the vicinity of Cemetery Ridge, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on July 3, 1863.
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