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President Barack Obama applauds after awarding US Army Staff Sgt. Ty M. Carter, left, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry, Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Obama awards Medal of Honor to Afghan war veteran

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama bestowed nation’s highest military honor, the Medal of Honor, on Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter on Monday, saluting the veteran of the war in Afghanistan as “the essence of […]


U.S. Army Medal of Honor (AP Photo)

Combat vet to get Medal of Honor for Afghan fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama will bestow the Medal of Honor on an Army staff sergeant for courageous action during a daylong firefight in Afghanistan. Ty Carter, a former Marine […]



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