Army Senior Leaders host Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony for Medal of Honor Recipients

On May 2, President Obama posthumously awarded Pfc. Anthony T. Kaho’ohanohano and Pfc. Henry Svehla the Medal of Honor for their acts of gallantry and intrepidity above and beyond the call of duty while serving in the Korean War.

Today, Army Senior Leaders hosted the Hall of Heroes Induction ceremony at the Pentagon. View a photo album of today’s events below.

U.S. Army Senior Leaders host the Hall of Heroes induction ceremony for Pfc. Anthony T. Kaho'ohanohano and Pfc. Henry Svehla who posthumously received the Nation's Highest Honor May 2.

 

 

Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. Martin Dempsey provides remarks during the Hall of Heroes Induction ceremony for Medal of Honor recipients Pfc. Anthony T. Kaho'ohanohano and Pfc. Henry Svehla

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn III, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Dempsey, Undersecretary of the Army Joseph Westphal and Sergeant Major of the Army Raymond Chandler stand with members of Pfc. Anthony T. Kaho'ohanohano and Pfc. Henry Svehla's family as they unveil their names during the Hall of Heroes Induction ceremony May 2.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pfc. Anthony T. Kaho'ohanohano's name was added to the Hall of Heroes during an induction ceremony at the Pentagon May 2. Kaho'ohanohano and Pfc. Henry Svehla were both posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for their actions during the Korean War over 60 years ago.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Silvia Sevhla, points to her brother's name after she and George Kaho'ohanohano, left, revealed the plaque containing the names of their uncle and brother respectively during their induction into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, May 3. Today two recipients were inducted, Army Private 1st Class Anthony Kaho'ohanohano and Private 1st Class Henry Svehla. Defense Department photo by Cherie Cullen (released)