Obama Snubs Salute to Heroes Inaugural Ball Ball!

For the first time in over 50 years, a new President has failed to attend the Medal of Honor-Salute to Heroes Inaugural Ball. This year’s ball included 48 MOH recipients. Every President since Dwight Eisenhower has made an appearance at the event sponsored by the American Legion, and co-sponsored by 13 other veteran’s service organizations.

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