U.S. President Barack Obama stands with sons Steven Wilson and Cory and Richard Etchberger after Obama awarded Chief Master Sergeant Richard L. Etchberger, U.S. Air Force, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry in the East Room of the White House in Washington on September 21, 2010. Etchberger was killed in Laos in 1968 helping to save wounded men.  UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg

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U.S. President Barack Obama stands with sons Steven Wilson and Cory and Richard Etchberger after Obama awarded Chief Master Sergeant Richard L. Etchberger, U.S. Air Force, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry in the East Room of the White House in Washington on September 21, 2010. Etchberger was killed in Laos in 1968 helping to save wounded men. UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg