March 25, 2016 - Friday is National Medal of Honor Day. At a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, a special award was presented to a young man you first met on "CBS Evening News."
The Medal of Honor, presented by the president, is reserved for this country's bravest military heroes. But every year, past Medal of Honor recipients get together to recognize civilians who have gone above and beyond the call of duty.
For the first time this year, one of those Citizen Honor awards went to a kid -- a 10-year-old boy named Myles Eckert.
As we first reported a couple years ago, it all started at a Cracker Barrel in Toledo, Ohio. Myles was very excited. He'd just found $20 in the parking lot.
"I kind of wanted to get a video game but then I decided not to," Myles told CBS News in 2014.
He changed his mind when he saw a guy in uniform.
"Because he was a soldier and soldiers remind me of my dad," Myles said. read more>>>
The Veterans Administration is the people served Responsibility, not socialized anything, not for corporate profit entity and not satisfied already with the profits all ready generated in the private sector off of Military/Veterans R&D quickly integrated and used for all, but their Responsibility to Actually Sacrifice! As it's been since it was established but promises never completely upheld with congressional fixes coming mostly unfunded and peace-meal causing more problems, the way those served seem to really like it that way as they lay blame on the VA personal!!