U.S. President Barack Obama claps for Sergeant First Class Leroy Arthur Petry, U.S. Army, after giving him the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty in the East Room of the White House in Washington D.C., July 12, 2011.  Sergeant Petry is receiving the medal for his courageous actions during combat operations against an armed enemy in Paktya, Afghanistan in May, 2008 and is the second living, active duty service member to be awarded the Medal of Honor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan. .Credit: Allison Shelley / Pool via CNP
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U.S. President Barack Obama claps for Sergeant First Class Leroy Arthur Petry, U.S. Army, after giving him the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty in the East Room of the White House in Washington D.C., July 12, 2011. Sergeant Petry is receiving the medal for his courageous actions during combat operations against an armed enemy in Paktya, Afghanistan in May, 2008 and is the second living, active duty service member to be awarded the Medal of Honor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan. .Credit: Allison Shelley / Pool via CNP

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Source: Consolidated News Photos
Date: 12 Jul 2011
Location: Washington District of Columbia United States of America
Credit: Allison Shelley - Pool via CNP
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