The president said retired Senior Chief Britt Slabinski made it clear he is accepting the honor for his entire team.
Spc. Gabriel D. Conde died April 30 after he was hit by enemy small arms fire in Afghanistan.
Retired Master Chief Special Warfare Operator Britt K. Slabinski will receive the military's highest honor May 24.
Spc. Gabriel D. Conde, 22, of Loveland, Colorado, died as a result of enemy small army fire in the Kapisa province.
Staff Sgt. Michael Young is with the 3rd Ranger Battalion and has deployed to Afghanistan five times.