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Sources: Marine Kyle Carpenter will receive MoH for heroism in Afghanistan

This photo from March 2011 shows Marine Lance Cpl. Kyle Carpenter, getting support from his fiance Jordan Gleaton, in the state senate chambers, where Sen. Jake Knotts, R-Lexington, presented a proclamation honoring the injured serviceman. story by: Hope Hodge Seck photo … Continue reading

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Afghan war vet presented with Medal of Honor

Capt. William Swenson sits in Task Force Chosin mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle while conducting a shura, or Muslim consultation, in October 2009. story by: Foxnews.com photo courtesy of: US Army William D. Swenson was awarded the Medal of Honor Tuesday for … Continue reading

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Marine expeditionary unit’s role in potential Syria strike unclear

Marines assigned to Battalion Landing Team 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marines, with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, stand watch aboard the amphibious transport dock San Antonio on July 27. The MEU is forward deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of … Continue reading

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Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter receives Medal of Honor

President Barack Obama awards U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ty M. Carter the Medal of Honor during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington D.C., Aug. 26. Visit www.army.mil/medalofhonor/carter/index.htmlto learn more about Staff Sgt. Carter and to … Continue reading

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Staff sergeant to receive Medal of Honor

Staff Sgt. Ty M. Carter, part of the White Platoon fire team, 8-1 Cavalry, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, provides overwatch on a road near Dahla Dam, Afghanistan last July. story by: Michelle Tan  photo courtesy of: armytimes.com … Continue reading

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‘Quiet hero’ Kapaun receives posthumous Medal of Honor

U.S. President Barack Obama awards the Medal of Honor to U.S. Army Chaplain (Capt.) Emil Kapaun, accepted posthumously by his nephew Ray, left, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, April 11, 2013. story … Continue reading

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Romesha receives MoH for COP Keating battle

story by: Meghann Myers photo courtesy of: UPI/Kevin Dietsch   Former Army Staff Sgt. Clinton Romesha received the Medal of Honor in a White House ceremony Monday, only the fourth living recipient to receive the military’s highest award for valor for actions during … Continue reading

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