Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony for Edward C. Byers

Medal of Honor recipient Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer Edward C. Byers Jr. is inducted into the Pentagon’s Hall of Heroes, March 1, 2016

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Video: Edward C. Byers Medal of Honor Ceremony

Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer Edward C. Byers Jr., a member of east coast based SEAL team, receives the Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama during a White House ceremony, Feb. 29, 2016. Byers received the award for his actions while serving as part of a team that rescued an American civilian held hostage in Afghanistan in December 2012.

Edward C. Byers

Summary of Action Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator (SEAL) Edward C. Byers Jr.: For actions during Operation Enduring Freedom on … More

Michael P. Murphy

CITATION: For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life and above and beyond the call of duty … More

David G. Ouellet

CITATION: For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty while … More

Michael A. Monsoor

CITATION: For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty as … More

Thomas G. Kelly

Rank: Lieutenant Organization: U.S. Navy Division: River Assault Division 152 Born: 13 May 1939, Boston, Mass. Entered Service At: Boston, Mass. Date of Issue: 05/14/1970 Accredited … More

Arthur M. Preston

Rank and organization: Lieutenant, U.S. Navy Reserve, Torpedo Boat Squadron 33. Place and date. Wasile Bay, Halmahera Island, 16 September 1944. Entered … More

John D. Bulkeley

CITATION For extraordinary heroism, distinguished service, and conspicuous gallantry above and beyond the call of duty as commander of Motor … More