WATCH: President Trump presents Medal of Honor to Vietnam War Army medic

Update: This event has ended.

President Trump is set on Monday to present the Medal of Honor to a veteran Army medic who served during the Vietnam War.

Retired Army Capt. Gary M. Rose of Huntsville, Alabama reportedly ran into the line of fire on repeated accounts during his time in service, at one point using his own body to shield that of a wounded soldier.

RELATED: Medal of Honor recipients throughout history

11 PHOTOS
Medal of Honor recipients
See Gallery
Medal of Honor recipients
In an undated  photo provided by the Wisconsin Historical Society Alonzo Cushing, left, poses with, from left, Capt. L. Kipp; Major Clark; Lt. Col. Joseph Taylor; Major General E.V. Sumner; Capt. Samuel Sumner; Surgeon Hammond; Lt. Col. Lawrence.  Cushing is expected to get the nation's highest military decoration this summer _ the Medal of Honor _ nearly 150 years after he died at the battle of Gettysburg.   (AP Photo/Wisconsin Historical Society)
WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 06: U.S. President Barack Obama (4th L) and Helen Loring Ensign (3rd L) of Palm Desert, California, who receives the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry on behalf of Army First Lieutenant Alonzo H. Cushing, pose for pictures with (L-R) Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI), Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI), Army Secretary John McHugh, Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald during a ceremony in the Roosevelt Room of the White House November 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. President Obama presented the award posthumously to Lieutenant Cushing who served as commanding officer of Battery A, 4th United States Artillery, Artillery Brigade, 2nd Corps, Army of the Potomac for his actions during combat operations in the vicinity of Cemetery Ridge, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on July 3, 1863. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 06: U.S. President Barack Obama (R) and Helen Loring Ensign (L) of Palm Desert, California, who recevies the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry on behalf of Army First Lieutenant Alonzo H. Cushing, listen to recitation of Cushing's heroic story during a ceremony in the Roosevelt Room of the White House November 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. President Obama presented the award posthumously to Lieutenant Cushing who served as commanding officer of Battery A, 4th United States Artillery, Artillery Brigade, 2nd Corps, Army of the Potomac for his actions during combat operations in the vicinity of Cemetery Ridge, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on July 3, 1863. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON - APRIL 04: Eleven year old David Smith holds his father's, Army Sgt. 1st Class Paul Ray Smith, Medal of Honor after U.S. President George W. Bush presented him with it on April 4, 2005 at the White House in Washington, DC This is only the third Medal of Honor given for actions since the Vietnam War, and the first from the Iraq war. Smith, who was killed in action, is credited with protecting the lives of scores of lightly armed American soldiers who were beyond his position in the battle, on April 4, 2003, near the gates of Baghdad International Airport. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Washington, UNITED STATES: Joe Galloway speaks with people before US President George W Bush presented retired Army Lt. Col. Bruce Crandall with the Medal of Honor in the East Room of the White House 26 February 2007 in Washington, DC. Lt. Col. Crandall was honored for his actions during the Vietnam War on 14 November 1965 when he landed his unarmed helicopter 22 times to resupply and evacuate members of the 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment in the la Drang Valley which Galloway wrote about in 'We Were Soldiers Once...And Young'. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
N364172 01: President Clinton places the Medal of Honor on Alfred Rascon in Washington, DC February 8, 2000. After more than 30 years, Rascon, of Laurel, Md., is finally receiving the nation's highest military honor for risking his own life to save three others during the Vietnam War. (Photo by Mark Wilson)
President Bill Clinton escorts Robert ''Doc'' Ingram, after awarding him the Congressional Medal of Honor July 10, 1998 for bravery in combat during the Vietnam War. Ingram, of Jacksonville, Fl, was a 21-year-old Navy hospital corpsman when his acts of heroism on a Vietnam battlefield left him tagged for dead. (photo by Richard Ellis)
WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 06: U.S. President Barack Obama (4th L) and Helen Loring Ensign (3rd L) of Palm Desert, California, who receives the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry on behalf of Army First Lieutenant Alonzo H. Cushing, pose for pictures with (L-R) Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI), Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI), Army Secretary John McHugh, Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald during a ceremony in the Roosevelt Room of the White House November 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. President Obama presented the award posthumously to Lieutenant Cushing who served as commanding officer of Battery A, 4th United States Artillery, Artillery Brigade, 2nd Corps, Army of the Potomac for his actions during combat operations in the vicinity of Cemetery Ridge, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on July 3, 1863. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 06: U.S. President Barack Obama (R) and Helen Loring Ensign (L) of Palm Desert, California, who recevies the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry on behalf of Army First Lieutenant Alonzo H. Cushing, listen to recitation of Cushing's heroic story during a ceremony in the Roosevelt Room of the White House November 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. President Obama presented the award posthumously to Lieutenant Cushing who served as commanding officer of Battery A, 4th United States Artillery, Artillery Brigade, 2nd Corps, Army of the Potomac for his actions during combat operations in the vicinity of Cemetery Ridge, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on July 3, 1863. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
HIDE CAPTION
SHOW CAPTION
of
SEE ALL
BACK TO SLIDE

Read Full Story

Sign up for Breaking News by AOL to get the latest breaking news alerts and updates delivered straight to your inbox.

Subscribe to our other newsletters

Emails may offer personalized content or ads. Learn more. You may unsubscribe any time.