President Obama awards Sergeant Dakota L. Meyer, United States Marine Corps, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty, while serving with Marine Embedded Training Team 2-8, Regional Corps Advisory Command 3-7, in Kunar Province, Afghanistan, on 8 September 2009. September 15, 2011.
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The First USS Laffey Sinks at Guadalcanal: November 13, 1942
On 13 November 1942, the first USS Laffey (DD-459) was sunk by the Japanese during the naval battle of Guadalcanal, less than a year after being commissioned.