Cpl. Kyle Carpenter speaks to Marines during lunch at Bobo Chow Hall in Quantico, Va., on Nov. 8, 2013. Sgt. Dakota Meyer, a Medal of Honor recipient, and Cpl. Kyle Carpenter, a purple-heart recipient, traveled to different units and barracks in the National Capital Region to speak with and motivate junior Marines. Meyer will be the guest of honor for the Commandant’s Birthday Ball on Nov. 9, 2013. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Eric T. Keenan/Released)