President Bush presents the Medal of Honor to David Smith, then 11, in an April 2005 ceremony at the White House. David's father, Sgt. 1st Class Paul Ray Smith, was awarded the military's highest honor posthumously. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Reeba Critser)

President Bush presents the Medal of Honor to David Smith, then 11, in an April 2005 ceremony at the White House. David’s father, Sgt. 1st Class Paul Ray Smith, was awarded the military’s highest honor posthumously. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Reeba Critser)