Tag Archives: Marines

Medal Of Honor Recipient Dakota Meyer Tells FDNY He Will Wait. States He Doesn’t Want Special Treatment.

Sgt. Dakota Meyer, the latest Medal of Honor recipient, has told the FDNY he doesn't want any special treatment after a federal judge approved the FDNY of opening up the application process for one more day. That "one more day" was solely for Meyer, and he declined. Dakota Meyer, a 23 year old Marine, received the Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama on September 15th. Joining the FDNY has become Meyers latest goal. However, caught up in all of the events surrounding receiving the Medal of Honor, Meyer missed the application period.

Read More »