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Military HD

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Government & Organizations, National

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Government & Organizations 61
National 19

Features stories about U.S. service members and military operations from around the world.

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Pentagon Hall of Heroes

June 4th, 2015

Episode 243 of 298 episodes

On June 2, 2015, President Barack Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to Army Sergeant William Shemin and to Army Private Henry Johnson for conspicuous gallantry during World War I. Sergeant William Shemin will receive the Medal of Honor posthumously for his actions while serving as a member of Company G, 2nd Battalion, 47th Infantry Regiment, 4th Division, American Expeditionary Forces. Sergeant Shemin distinguished himself during combat operations in the vicinity of the Vesle River, Bazoches, France, on August 7-9, 1918.

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