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Former Army Sergeant, Seattle Native To Receive Medal Of Honor

President Barack Obama will award the Medal of Honor to former Army Sergeant Kyle J. White, who put his own life at risk in an hours-long effort to save fellow service members during a 2007 ambush in Afghanistan.

CBS Seattle–04/15/2014

US Army Staff Sergeant Ty M.Carter stands with his Medal of Honor during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House August 26, 2013 in Washington, DC.  (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Ceremony Held In Olympia For Medal Of Honor Recipients

Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry, Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter, and Capt. William D. Swenson all received the nation’s highest military honor for risking life in combat, beyond the call of duty, in the Afghanistan War.

CBS Seattle–04/02/2014

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Seattle War Veteran Awarded Medal Of Honor

A former Army captain whose heroic actions in a deadly Afghan battle were captured on video received the nation’s highest military award, the Medal of Honor, from President Barack Obama.

CBS Seattle–10/15/2013

A military aide holds the Medal of Honor.  (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Former Army Captain To Receive Medal Of Honor

A former Army captain hailed for bravery during combat in Afghanistan in 2009 will add the Medal of Honor to his list of military decorations.

09/17/2013

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Spokane Soldier Awarded Medal Of Honor [PHOTOS]

President Barack Obama bestowed nation’s highest military honor, the Medal of Honor, on Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter, of Spokane, on Monday.

CBS Seattle–08/26/2013

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Local Soldier Receiving Medal Of Honor Recounts Battle

Nearly four years after a daylong firefight that killed eight of his fellow soldiers in Afghanistan, the emotion of that day remains just below the surface for Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter, who will receive a Medal of Honor next month for his actions during that attack by Taliban fighters.

CBS Seattle–07/30/2013

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