Sgt. Slaughter accepts Commander-In-Chief's Gold Medal of Merit
On behalf of World Wrestling Entertainment, WWE Hall of Famer Sgt. Slaughter accepted the Commander-In-Chief's Gold Medal of Merit from the Veterans of Foreign Wars at the 110th national convention in Phoenix. WWE regularly visits Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., and the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., as well as performing annual holiday Tribute to the Troops shows in Iraq and Afghanistan. (PHOTOS)
"This is an award that doesn't come along very often for an entertainment company like ours," Slaughter said. "We are all very honored and humbled to be recognized."