U.S. President Barack Obama presents the Medal of Honor posthumously to Army 1st Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing for conspicuous gallantry to Helen Loring Ensign in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Thursday.
U.S. President Barack Obama presents the Medal of Honor posthumously to Army 1st Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing for conspicuous gallantry to Helen Loring Ensign in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Thursday. Olivier Douliery MCT
U.S. President Barack Obama presents the Medal of Honor posthumously to Army 1st Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing for conspicuous gallantry to Helen Loring Ensign in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Thursday. Olivier Douliery MCT

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