President Barack Obama, left, escorts retired Army Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins before presenting him with the Medal of Honor, in the East Room of the White House, on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Adkins was deployed three times to Vietnam with the Special Forces and is being recognized for actions during his second combat tour, in 1966, when he ran wounded through enemy fire to drag injured comrades to safety. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
President Barack Obama, left, escorts retired Army Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins before presenting him with the Medal of Honor, in the East Room of the White House, on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Adkins was deployed three times to Vietnam with the Special Forces and is being recognized for actions during his second combat tour, in 1966, when he ran wounded through enemy fire to drag injured comrades to safety. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) AP
President Barack Obama, left, escorts retired Army Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins before presenting him with the Medal of Honor, in the East Room of the White House, on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Adkins was deployed three times to Vietnam with the Special Forces and is being recognized for actions during his second combat tour, in 1966, when he ran wounded through enemy fire to drag injured comrades to safety. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) AP

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Obama awards highest military honor to two for actions in Vietnam

September 15, 2014 5:55 PM

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