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President Barack Obama awards Staff Sergeant Ty M. Carter, U.S. Army, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry. Staff Sergeant Carter received the Medal of Honor for his courageous actions while serving as a cavalry scout with Bravo Troop, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, during combat operations in Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan on October 3, 2009. Staff Sergeant Carter is the fifth living recipient to be awarded the Medal of Honor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan. He and his family joined the President at the White House to commemorate his example of selfless service.


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Date Taken:08.26.2013

Date Posted:08.26.2013 3:10PM

Category:Briefings

Video ID:299718

Filename:DOD_100895442

Length:00:21:21

Location:DC, US

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