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TODAY   |  March 19, 2014

Veterans of Vietnam, Korea, WWII recognized

On Tuesday President Obama honored 24 Army veterans, many of them members of minorities, with the Medal of Honor for their heroic actions during combat in Vietnam, Korea, and World War II.

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>>> the white house on tuesday as president obama awarded 24 army veterans with the medal of honor for their heroic actions in vietnam, korea, and world war ii . named after congress ensured that veterans hadn't been denied medals due to prejudice. several minority soldiers were found to have deserved the medal of honor . three of the honorees, each at the white house to receive the honor.