In this copy of a photograph on display at Kapaun Mt. Carmel Catholic High School in Wichita, Kan., a wounded soldier is helped by Army chaplain Emil Kapaun (on the soldier's left) during the Korean War. The Kansas native died a prisoner of war in 1951. Mike Hutmacher/MCT/Landov hide caption

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Former Army Staff Sgt. Clinton Romesha when he was on duty in Afghanistan. North Dakota National Guard hide caption

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President Barack Obama applauds former Marine Cpl. Dakota Meyer, 23, on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011, after awarding him the Medal of Honor at the White House. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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At the White House on Wednesday, President Obama and Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer sipped beers and talked. Meyer told CBS News he asked the president for advice on how to be successful. "He said, 'You know, first thing, get an education' and he said 'just take it slow and don't try to make any rash decisions,' " Meyer told CBS. Pete Souza/The White House hide caption

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