27 Aug '13, 12pm

Soldier Receives Medal of Honor for Valor in Afghanistan #Military

Soldier Receives Medal of Honor for Valor in Afghanistan #Military

Soldier Receives Medal of Honor for Valor in Afghanistan By J.D. Leipold Army News Service WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2013 – Army Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter yesterday became the second soldier to receive the nation's highest military award for extraordinary gallantry and selfless actions during the Battle of Kamdesh at Combat Outpost Keating, Afghanistan, Oct. 3, 2009. President Barack Obama places the Medal of Honor around the neck of Army Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter during an Aug. 26, 2013, ceremony at the White House. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. After telling the story of the ambush, which raged for 13 hours between 53 soldiers and some 300 Taliban fighters, and citing Carter's complete disregard for his own safety, President Barack Obama draped the Medal of Honor around the 33-yea...

Full article: http://www.defense.gov/news/newsarticle.aspx?id=120676

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