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Army Master Sgt. Juan E. Negron will be the first soldier assigned to the 65th Infantry Regiment to receive the Medal of Honor.
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Photo: Army Sgt. William H. Carney (Image from Collection of the Museum of African American History)

Army Sgt. William H. Carney was the first African-American Medal of Honor recipient, earning the medal after he risked his life to safeguard the U.S. flag during the Civil War.
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Photo: Joseph Kovac, a retired sailor and Veterans of Foreign Wars past commander, salutes one of many color guards in the John Basilone Parade in Raritan, N.J., Sept. 27, 2009. The parade, the largest military parade in the nation, honors Basilone, a Marine gunnery sergeant native to the town, who received a Medal of Honor and the Navy Cross for actions in Guadalcanal and Iwo Jima. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Randall Clinton/ Released)

Joseph Kovac, a retired sailor and Veterans of Foreign Wars past commander, salutes one of many color guards in the John Basilone Parade in Raritan, N.J., Sept. 27, 2009.
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Photo: Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III places the Medal of Honor on former Army Capt. William D. Swenson before he participates in the ceremony to induct him into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, Oct. 16, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler

Medal of Honor recipient former Army Capt. William D. Swenson was inducted into the Pentagon’s Hall of Heroes during a ceremony one day after receiving the nation’s highest military honor.
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Photo: Today Army Captain William D. Swenson will be presented the Medal of Honor at a White House ceremony.

Today, the U.S. Army will induct it’s newest Medal of Honor recipient, former Capt. William D. Swenson into the Pentagon’s Hall of Heroes.
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