Thursday, October 14, 2010

Medal of Honor recipient inducted Into Hall of Heroes


This undated handout photo provided by the US Army shows Army Staff Sgt. Robert Miller. On Wednesday, President Barack Obama honored Miller who died in Afghanistan, awarding him the nation's highest military honor _ the Medal of Honor _ in a solemn East Room ceremony on the eve of the war's ninth anniversary. (AP/Daylife)

WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 06: Phil Miller (R) and Maureen Miller receive a Medal of Honor on behalf of their late son, Army Staff Sergeant Robert J. Miller, during an East Room ceremony October 6, 2010 at the White House in Washington, DC. Staff Sergeant Miller, a Harrisburg, Pennsylvania native who was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), based out of Fort Bragg, North Carolina, was presented with the medal posthumously for his heroic actions to save the lives of his fellow soldiers and 15 Afghan National Army soldiers in Afghanistan on January 25, 2008. (Getty/Daylife)

The Medal of Honor is held by Phil Miller, father of Army Staff Sgt. Robert J. Miller, as he is posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions in Afghanistan by President Barack Obama, Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

ARLINGTON, VA - OCTOBER 07: Philip (L) and Maureen Miller, the parents of Medal of Honor recipient U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Robert Miller, hold a framed certificate and photograph of their son during a ceremony to posthumously induct Sgt. Miller into the 'Hall of Heroes' at the Pentagon October 7, 2010 in Arlington, Virginia. Credited with killing more than 16 and wounding over 30 insurgents and saving the lives of his seven of his fellow U.S. Special Forces soldiers and 15 Afghan soldiers, Staff Sgt. Miller was killed in action during battle January 25, 2008 in Afghanistan. President Barack Obama presented the Medal of Honor to Miller's family at a ceremony at the White House a day earlier. (Getty/Daylife)

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