The President: To each
of the 12 heroes who are about to receive the Medal of Valor, you’ve earned an eternal place
in the gratitude in our history and in our hearts. Through your service and sacrifice, we’re reminded tht America’s
greatest treasure is her people. In your courage, we see
America’s strength. And in your character,
we see America’s soul. And today, one proud
nation says to all of you, thank you, God bless you,
and God forever bless these great heroes.