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President Barack Obama speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010, before presenting the Medal of Honor posthumously to Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Richard L. Etchberger, Corey Etchberger during a ceremony. 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/Susan Walsh)
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President Barack Obama speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010, before presenting the Medal of Honor posthumously to Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Richard L. Etchberger, Corey Etchberger during a ceremony. 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/Susan Walsh)

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