Pentagon Hosts Medal of Honor Ceremony

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Master Sgt. John Deutsch sings the National Anthem during a Medal of Honor induction ceremony  at the Pentagon, Sept. 18, 2009, for the late Army Sgt. 1st Class Jared C. Monti. Monti's parents Paul and Janet, accepted the award on their son's behalf.   DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Molly A. Burgess
  • Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn, left, bows his head during the invocation by U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Douglas Carvar during a Hall of Heroes induction ceremony for Medal of Honor recipient, the late U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Jared C. Monti, at the Pentagon, Sept. 18, 2009.   DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Molly A. Burgess
  • Deputy Defense Secretary  William J. Lynn speaks at a Medal of Honor Ceremony inducting the late Army Sgt. 1st Class Jared C. Monti into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, Sept. 18, 2009.   DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Molly A. Burgess
  • Paul Monti, father of Medal of Honor recipient the late Army Sgt.t1st Class Jared C. Monti, listens to remarks during a Hall of Heroes induction ceremony for his son at the Pentagon, Sept. 18, 2009.   DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Molly A. Burgess
  • Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli gives the opening remarks at a Medal of Honor ceremony inducting the late Army Sgt. 1st Class Jared C. Monti  into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, Sept. 18, 2009.  DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Molly A. Burgess
  • Army Secretary Pete Geren speaks at a Medal of Honor ceremony inducting the late Army Sgt. 1st Class Jared C. Monti into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, Sept. 18, 2009.   DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Molly A. Burgess
  • Paul Monti speaks during a Hall of Heroes induction ceremony for his late son Medal of Honor recipient Army Sergeant 1st Class Jared C. Monti, at the Pentagon, Sept. 18, 2009.   DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Molly A. Burgess
  • (From left to right) Army Secretary Pete Geren, Deputy Defense  Secretary William J. Lynn, Paul Monti, Janet Monti, Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Peter W. Chiarelli, and Sergeant Major of the Army Kenneith Preston stand in honor as the plaque of Medal of Honor recipient the late Army Sgt. 1st Class Jared C. Monti is unveiled during an induction ceremony at the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, Sept. 18, 2009.   DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Molly A. Burgess
  • (From left to right) Secretary of the Army Pete Geren, Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn, Paul Monti, Janet Monti, Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Peter W. Chiarelli, Sergeant Major of the Army Kenneith Preston stand in honor as the unveiling of the plaque of the Medal of Honor recipient U.S. Army Sergeant 1st Class Jared C. Monti, during an induction into the Hall of Heroes ceremony at the Pentagon, Sept. 18, 2009.   DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Molly A. Burgess
  • A plaque bears the photo and Medal of Honor citation of the late Army Sgt. 1st Class Jared C. Monti who was inducted into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, Sept. 18, 2009.  DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Molly A. Burgess