The U.S. Army inducts former Army Capt. William D. Swenson, into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes on October 16, 2013, a day after he received the Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama at the White House. The Pentagon ceremony added Swenson's name to the distinguished roster in the Hall of Heroes, the Defense Department's permanent display of record for all recipients of the Medal of Honor.
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Photo of Captain Swenson's Induction into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon
From left to right, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, Army Secretary John M. McHugh, former Army Capt. William D. Swenson, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III stand during the ceremony to induct Swenson, a Medal of Honor recipient, into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, Oct. 16, 2013. (DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sean K. Harp)