United States President Barack Obama awards the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry to Staff Sergeant Ty M. Carter, U.S. Army, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C. on Monday, August 26, 2013.  Staff Sergeant Carter is being honored for 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 veteran to be awarded the Medal of Honor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan.  <br />
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United States President Barack Obama awards the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry to Staff Sergeant Ty M. Carter, U.S. Army, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C. on Monday, August 26, 2013. Staff Sergeant Carter is being honored for 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 veteran to be awarded the Medal of Honor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan.
Credit: Ron Sachs / CNP

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Date: 26 Aug 2013
Location: Washington District of Columbia United States of America
Credit: Ron Sachs - CNP
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