Defense Leaders Attend Hall of Heroes Ceremony

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III, left, and Joseph W. Westphal, the Army's undersecretary, meet with George Kaho'ohanohano in Lynn's office before attending a ceremony for Korean War Medal of Honor recipient Army Pfc. Anthony Kaho'ohanohano and Pfc. Henry Svehla during their induction into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, May 3, 2011. George Kaho'ohanohano is the recipient's nephew. DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • A relative of Korean War Medal of Honor recipient Army Pfc. Henry Svehla reads over his bio during an induction ceremony for Svehla and Army Pfc. Anthony Kaho'ohanohano into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, May 3, 2011.  
 DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • A family member comforts George Kaho'ohanohano, nephew of Korean War Medal of Honor recipient Army Pfc. Anthony Kaho'ohanohano, during a ceremony for Kaho'ohanohano and Pfc. Henry Svehla into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, May 3, 2011. DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • An Army member reads the bio of Korean War Medal of Honor recipient Pfc. Anthony Kaho'ohanohano during an induction ceremony for Kano'ohanohano and Army Pfc. Henry Svehla into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, May 3, 2011. DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • The Hall of Heroes is a memorial inside the Pentagon dedicated to those who have received the Medal of Honor. The two most recent recipients, Army Pfc. Anthony Kaho'ohanohano and Pfc. Henry Svehla, were inducted at the Pentagon, May 3, 2011.  
 DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Joseph W. Westphal, the Army's undersecretary, addresses the audience during a ceremony for Korean War Medal of Honor recipients Army Pfc.Anthony Kaho'ohanohano and Pfc. Henry Svehla during their induction into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, May 3, 2011.  DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Army Chief of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey addresses the audience during a ceremony for Korean War Medal of Honor recipient Army Pfc. Anthony Kaho'ohanohano and Pfc. Henry Svehla during their induction into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, May 3, 2011.  
 DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III addresses the audience during a ceremony for Korean War Medal of Honor recipient Army Pfc. Anthony Kaho'ohanohano and Pfc. Henry Svehla during their induction into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, May 3, 2011.   DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III addresses the audience during a ceremony for Korean War Medal of Honor recipient Army Pfc. Anthony Kaho'ohanohano and Pfc. Henry Svehla during their induction into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, May 3, 2011. 

 DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III addresses the audience during a ceremony for Korean War Medal of Honor recipient Army Pfc. Anthony Kaho'ohanohano and Pfc. Henry Svehla during their induction into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, May 3, 2011.  DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • More than 3,400 names adorn the walls of the Hall of Heroes, a memorial inside the Pentagon dedicated to those who have received the Medal of Honor. The most recent recipients, Army Pfc. Anthony Kaho'ohanohano and Pfc. Henry Svehla, were inducted at the Pentagon, May 3, 2011.  
 DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III, left, applauds as Army Chief of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, center, presents the Hall of Heroes induction plaque to George Kaho'ohanohano, right, nephew of Korean War Medal of Honor recipient Army Pfc. Anthony Kaho'ohanohano, during a ceremony at the Pentagon, May 3, 2011.  
 DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Army Chief of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, left,  presents the Hall of Heroes induction plaque to Silvia Svehla, center, sister of Korean War Medal of Honor recipient Army Pfc. Henry Svehla, during a ceremony at the Pentagon, May 3, 2011.  DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • George Kaho'ohanohano, third from left, and Silvia Sevhla, third from right, reveal the plaque containing the names of their uncle and brother respectively as they are inducted into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, May 3, 2011. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, left, Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III, second from left, Joseph W. Westphal, the Army's undersecretary, second from right, and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III, right, look on during the ceremony for Korean War Medal of Honor recipient Army Pfc. Anthony Kaho'ohanohano and Pfc. Henry Svehla.  DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Silvia Sevhla points to her brother's name after she and George Kaho'ohanohano, left, revealed the plaque containing the names of their brother and uncle respectively during their induction into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, May 3, 2011. The two soldiers are: Army Pfc. Anthony Kaho'ohanohano and Pfc. Henry Svehla.  
 DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Silvia Sevhla listens as the details of her brother's heroic actions are described during an induction ceremony for Korean War Medal of Honor recipient Army Pfc. Henry Svehla and Pfc. Anthony Kaho'ohanohano into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, May 3, 2011.   DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III, left, presents a flag to George Kaho'ohanohano, right, nephew of Korean War Medal of Honor recipient Army Pfc. Anthony Kaho'ohanohano during an induction ceremony for Kaho'ohanohano and Pfc. Henry Svehla into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, May 3, 2011. 
 DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III, left, presents a flag to Silvia Sevha, center, sister of Korean War Medal of Honor recipient Army Pfc. Henry Svehla during an induction ceremony for Svehla and Pfc. Anthony Kaho'ohanohano into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, May 3, 2011.  DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • George Kaho'ohanohano, nephew of Korean War Medal of Honor recipient Army Pfc. Anthony Kaho'ohanohano, addresses the audience during an induction ceremony for Kaho'ohanohano and Pfc. Henry Svehla into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, May 3, 2011.  
 DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Anthony Sevhla, nephew of Korean War Medal of Honor recipient Army Pfc. Henry Svehla, addresses the audience during an induction ceremony for Svehla and Pfc. Anthony Kaho'ohanohano into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, May 3, 2011. DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Members of the color guard hang the plaque containing the names of Korean War Medal of Honor recipients Army Pfc. Anthony Kaho'ohanohano and Pfc. Henry Svehla during their induction into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, May 3, 2011.  DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Deanie Dempsey, wife of Army Chief of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, hugs George Kaho'ohanohano, nephew of Korean War Medal of Honor recipient Army Pfc. Anthony Kaho'ohanohano during an induction ceremony for Kaho'ohanohano and Pfc. Henry Svehla into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, May 3, 2011.   DOD photo by Cherie Cullen