Dakota Meyer, 23, is the third living recipient — and first living Marine recipient — of the nation’s highest combat honor for actions in the Iraq and Afghanistan. No living Marine has received the award in the last 38 years.
I don't think I'm ready for this year. It's my last year of high school...my last year of playing in the bleachers at football games, of performing at half time, of going to comps, of marching in parades, of being part of THIS band. I'm going to miss it.