The American Legion and the Veterans Inaugural Committee will pay tribute to 42 Medal of Honor recipients and newly sworn in President Donald Trump during the Veterans Inaugural Ball – Salute to Heroes on Jan. 20, 2017. 'The Price is Right' host and comedian Drew Carey, who served in the Marine Corps Reserves, will emcee the event at the Renaissance Washington D.C. Downtown Hotel. The Veterans Inaugural Ball – Salute to Heroes began at the request of President Dwight D. Eisenhower. It has provided an opportunity for the newly sworn in commander in chief to personally pay tribute to Medal of Honor recipients as part of every inauguration since 1953. For more information, visit the American Legion Veterans Inaugural Ball – Salute to Heroes website.
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