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.
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.