Richard Etchberger, center, carries his father's, Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Richard L. Etchberger, Medal of Honor that was present posthumously by President Barack Obama, following a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010. Etchberger received the honor for his heroic actions in combat in Laos on March 11, 1968, after deliberately exposing himself to enemy fire in order to put his wounded comrades in rescue slings permitting them to be airlifted to safety. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Photo by: Pablo Martinez Monsivais

Richard Etchberger, center, carries his father's, Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Richard L. Etchberger, Medal of Honor that was present posthumously by President Barack Obama, following a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010. Etchberger received the honor for his heroic actions in combat in Laos on March 11, 1968, after deliberately exposing himself to enemy fire in order to put his wounded comrades in rescue slings permitting them to be airlifted to safety. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)