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Medal of Honor addresses the public

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter, a staff non-commissioned officer with Headquarters Support Company, 7th Infantry Division, and his wife, Shannon, address the public regarding his recent nomination for the Medal of Honor at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., July 29, 2013. Carter will receive the Medal of Honor in August for his conspicuous gallantry in Afghanistan while serving with Bravo Troop, 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, Carter proved himself time and time again, risking his life while engaging in combat against the enemies of the United States. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Glen Shackley/Released)



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This work, Medal of Honor addresses the public [Image 3 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 17:25

Photo ID:983738

VIRIN:130729-A-NE853-248

Resolution:3708x2472

Size:5.21 MB

Location:JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, WA, USGlobe

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