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Medal of Honor addresses the public

Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter, currently serving as a staff noncommissioned officer in Headquarters Support Company, 7th Infantry Division, addresses the public for the first time regarding his recent nomination for the Medal of Honor, July 29. Carter and his wife, Shannon, engaged nearly 20 media sources at the one-hour event held on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Carter will receive the Medal of Honor next month for his conspicuous gallantry in Afghanistan while serving with Troop B, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment. On Oct. 3, 2009, many soldiers distinguished themselves when more than 400 anti-Afghan forces attempted to overrun Combat Outpost Keating, Afghanistan. Of the 54 members who defended the position, eight soldiers were killed, and more than 25 were injured. Without regard to his own safety, Spc. Ty Michael Carter proved himself time and time again, risking his life while engaging in combat against the enemies of the United States.



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This work, Medal of Honor addresses the public [Image 4 of 7], by SPC Glen Shackley, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:07.29.2013

Date Posted:07.29.2013 17:24

Photo ID:983737

VIRIN:130729-A-NE853-215

Resolution:4839x3226

Size:8.94 MB

Location:JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, WA, USGlobe

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