Marine Corps Sgt. Dakota L. Meyer Joins Hall of Heroes

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta meets with Medal of Honor recipient Marine Corps Sgt. Dakota L. Meyer in his office before a ceremony inducting Sgt. Meyer into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes, Sept. 16, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta meets with Medal of Honor recipient Marine Corps Sgt. Dakota L. Meyer and his father, Mike, in his office before a ceremony inducting Sgt. Meyer into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes, Sept. 16, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta escorts Medal of Honor recipient Marine Corps Sgt. Dakota L. Meyer to the Hall of Heroes ceremony at the Pentagon, Sept. 16, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Medal of Honor recipient Marine Corps Sgt. Dakota L. Meyer stands by before the beginning of a ceremony inducting him into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes, Sept. 16, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Navy Secretary Ray Mabus, Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James Amos, and Sgt. Maj. of the Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Michael Barrett join Medal of Honor recipient Marine Corps Sgt. Dakota L. Meyer, and his father, Mike, during a ceremony inducting Meyer into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes, Sept. 16, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Audience members, including former Medal of Honor recipients, applaud as Marine Corps Sgt. Dakota L. Meyer is inducted into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes during a cermeony, Sept. 16, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James Amos addresses the audience during a ceremony inducting Medal of Honor recipient Marine Corps Sgt. Dakota L. Meyer into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, Sept. 16, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Navy Secretary Ray Mabus addresses the audience during a ceremony inducting Medal of Honor recipient Marine Corps Sgt. Dakota L. Meyer into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, Sept. 16, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Marines in the audience listen to remarks by Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta during a ceremony honoring Medal of Honor recipient Marine Corps Sgt. Dakota L. Meyer as he is inducted into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, Sept. 16, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta addresses the audience during a ceremony inducting Medal of Honor recipient Marine Corps Sgt. Dakota L. Meyer into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, Sept. 16, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Medal of Honor recipient Marine Corps Sgt. Dakota L. Meyer stands next to a plaque bearing his name after he was inducted into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes during a ceremony in the Pentagon, Sept. 16, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Medal of Honor recipient Marine Corps Sgt. Dakota L. Meyer and his father, Mike, stand next to a plaque bearing Sgt. Meyer's name after he was inducted into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes during a ceremony, Sept. 16, 2011.  DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Medal of Honor recipient Marine Corps Sgt. Dakota L. Meyer stands next to a plaque bearing his name after he was inducted into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes during a ceremony in the Pentagon, Sept. 16, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey
  • Dwight Meyer, right, a former Marine who served during the Korean War, congratulates his grandson, Medal of Honor recipient Marine Corps Sgt. Dakota L. Meyer, after he was inducted into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, Sept. 16, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey