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    Medal of Honor ceremony in honor of former Capt. William D. Swenson [Image 6 of 8]

    Medal of Honor ceremony in honor of former Capt. William D. Swenson

    WASHINGTON, DC, UNITED STATES

    10.15.2013

    Photo by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller 

    Under Secretary of the Army

    President Barack Obama congratulates former Capt. William D. Swenson just after he presented him with the Medal of Honor in the East Room of the White House, Oct. 15, 2013. In six hours of continuous fighting against more than 60 well-armed, well-positioned enemy fighters, Swenson braved intense enemy fire and willfully put his life in danger against the enemy's main effort, multiple times in service of his fallen and wounded comrades while serving as an Afghan Border Police adviser, in support of 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), during combat operations in the Battle of Ganjgal, Kunar province, Afghanistan, on Sept. 8, 2009. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller)

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    Date Taken: 10.15.2013
    Date Posted: 10.16.2013 03:03
    Photo ID: 1035071
    VIRIN: 131015-A-AJ780-007
    Resolution: 3196x3024
    Size: 3.53 MB
    Location: WASHINGTON, DC, US 
    Hometown: SEATTLE, WA, US

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