24 May '18, 10am

Retired SEAL to Receive Medal of Honor at the White House Today

At a White House ceremony Thursday, President Donald Trump will present the Medal of Honor to a retired Navy SEAL who led a daring mission to rescue a teammate from a mountain top in Afghanistan during Operation Anaconda in 2002. The ceremony is set to take place at 2:30 p.m. at the White House. It will be the third Medal of Honor ceremony presided over by Trump, and the first Medal of Honor he has awarded for valor in Afghanistan. Retired Master Chief Special Warfare Operator Britt K. Slabinski will be the second living SEAL to receive the nation's highest honor for valor in combat in Afghanistan. Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator Edward Byers received the award in February 2016 for his actions during a mission to rescue an American doctor who had been captured by the Taliban. Slabinski led a team back to rescue a fellow SEAL, Petty Officer 1st Class Neil Roberts, who...

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