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In a ceremony taking place in the East Room of the White House, President Obama awarded 24 Army veterans the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry.

These veterans received the Medal of Honor in recognition of their valor during major combat operations in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War.

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President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to the following recipients:

Specialist Four Santiago J. Erevia

Staff Sergeant Melvin Morris

Sergeant First Class Jose Rodela

President Obama posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor to the following on behalf of the recipient listed:

Lenora Alvarado, accepting on behalf of her father, Specialist Four Leonard L. Alvaraydo

Richard Conde, accepting on behalf of his father, Staff Sergeant Felix M. Conde-Falcone

Shyrell Jean Copas, accepting on behalf of her father, Specialist Four Ardie R. Copas

Tina Duran-Ruvalcahbaba, accepting on behalf of her father, Specialist Four Jesus S. Duran

Command Sergeant Major Michael Grinston, accepting on behalf of Sergeant Candelario Garcia

Charles Baldonado, accepting on behalf of his brother, Corporal Joe R. Baldonado

Tyronne Espinoza, accepting on behalf of his father, Corporal Victor H. Espinoza

Pete Corrall, accepting on behalf of his uncle, Sergeant Eduardo C. Gomez

Laurie Wegner, accepting on behalf of her uncle, Private First Class Leonard M. Kravitz

Iris Negron, accepting on behalf of her father, Master Sergeant Juan E. Negron

Michael David Pena, accepting on behalf of his father, Master Sergeant Mike C. Pena

Sergeant Ashley Randall, accepting on behalf of her grandfather, Private Demensio Rivera

Joe Rodriguez, accepting on behalf of his uncle, Private Miguel A. Vera

Nancy Weinstein, accepting on behalf of her husband, Sergeant Jack Weinstein

Dominga Perez, accepting on behalf of her father, Private Pedro Cano

Miriam Adams, accepting on behalf of her uncle, Private Joe Gandara

Alfonzo Lara, accepting on behalf of his brother, Private First Class Salvador J. Lara

Patricia Kennedy, accepting on behalf of her father, Private First Class William F. Leonard

Alice Mendoza, accepting on behalf of her husband, Staff Sergeant Manuel V. Mendoza

Robert Nietzel, accepting on behalf of his cousin, Sergeant Alfred B. Nietzel

Dr. Terry Schwab, accepting on behalf of his father, First Lieutenant Donald K. Schwab