Medal of Honor Recipient Joins Hall of Heroes

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work meets with former Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts, Medal of Honor recipient, and his wife, Amy, at the Pentagon before the start of Pitts' Hall of Heroes induction ceremony, July 22, 2014. Pitts was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions in Afghanistan in 2008.  DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Sean Hurt
  • Amy Pitts, wife of Medal of Honor recipient former Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts, straightens his medal before the start of his Hall of Heroes induction ceremony at the Pentagon,  July 22, 2014. DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Sean Hurt
  • A vocalist from the U.S. Army Chorus sings the national anthem during the Hall of Heroes induction ceremony for Medal of Honor recipient former Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts at the Pentagon, July 22, 2014. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
  • Medal of Honor recipient former Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts and his wife, Amy, share a moment together during his induction ceremony to the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, July 22, 2014.  DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
  • Medal of Honor recipient former Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts, third from left, is inducted into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, July 22, 2014.  DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Sean Hurt
  • Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work, left, and Army Secretary John McHugh watch as Medal of Honor recipient former Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts and his wife, Amy, unveil the addition of his name to the Hall of Heroes during his induction ceremony at the Pentagon, July 22, 2014. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
  • Medal of Honor recipient former Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts addresses attendees during his induction ceremony into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, July 22, 2014. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
  • Medal of Honor recipient former Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts addresses attendees during his induction ceremony into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, July 22, 2014. DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz
  • Medal of Honor recipient former Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts is inducted into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, July 22, 2014.  DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Sean Hurt