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U.S. Army Specialist Leslie H. Sabo, Jr., is posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on May 16, 2012.
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Rose Mary Sabo-Brown carries her late husband's Medal of Honor as she is followed by President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama after Obama presenter her with a Medal of Honor posthumously awarded to her husband, U.S. Army Specialist Leslie H. Sabo, Jr., after a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC,on May 16, 2012. Sabo was awarded the metal for his extreme acts of bravery while fighting in Cambodia as part of the Vietnam War. Sabo picked up a live enemy grenade and threw it back while shielding a wounded comrade with his own body. He then charged an enemy position, throwing another grenade into an enemy bunker killing himself in the blast. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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