Kentucky Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer announced on social media Saturday that he plans to marry Bristol Palin, daughter of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, the unsuccessful Republican nominee for vice president in 2008.
Meyer posted about the engagement on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
“I’m definitely the luckiest guy … to be able to spend the rest of my life with Bristol Palin!” Meyer said on his Facebook page.
The post included a photo of him with Palin, a former contestant on the television show Dancing with the Stars.
Palin also posted excited comments about the engagement on her blog, along with a photo of the ring. On Facebook, she said “Cannot wait to marry this man really the luckiest girl in the world!!” with several pink hearts and a photo of her and Meyer kissing.