Army staff sgt ty carter received the medal of honor this afternoon, a fitting tribute to a man who repeatedly braved enemy fire in afghanistan while defending combat outpost keating from a fierce taliban attack in 2009. In an interview with npr on monday, medal of honor recipient staff sgt ty michael carter's reveals a side of war that is not discussed enough in the american media. A 33-year-old army staff sergeant and bay area native was awarded the medal of honor on monday for his heroic actions in a 2009 battle in eastern afghanistan staff sgt ty michael carter, who grew up in antioch before moving to spokane, wash, was recognized by president obama in a ceremony in. President obama on monday awarded the medal of honor to army staff sgt ty m carter, who hopes to use the award to help others suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. 2:10 pm edt: president obama awards staff sergeant ty m carter, us army, the medal of honor also at: white house live c-span cbs 182 responses to president obama awards the medal of honor. Sgt ty carter was awarded the uso's prestigious george van cleave military leadership award at the organization's and he would be a most deserving recipient of the medal of honor for his fearless and decisive actions that carter decided he had no choice but to try to reach his fellow.
The white house announced late friday that army staff sgt ty m carter will be awarded the medal of honor for conspicuous gallantry for his service in afghanistan. Congressional medal of honor society home the medal moh history symbolism types of moh recipient detail carter, ty m rank: specialist specialist ty m carter distinguished himself by acts of gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty. The two medals tell the truth of how terrible that day was, said sgt ty carter medal of honor awarded to army ssgt ty carter the army has produced an intricate recreation of what sgt carter did that day but no diagram can capture what happened on oct 3, 2009. Medal of honor recipient us army staff sgt ty m carter and his family last night who was honored by local veterans in pittsburg at the california theatre. President obama awards the medal of honor to ty carter august 26 taliban fighters were penetrating the camp the choice, it seemed, was simple -- stay and die president obama awards the medal of honor to clint romesha. President awards staff sergeant ty m carter, us army, the medal of honor for his courageous actions while serving as a cavalry scout with bravo troop, 3rd squadron, 61st cavalry regiment, 4th brigade combat team.
Why didn't sfc plumlee receive the medal of honor the awarding of the medal of honor doesn't follow a specific pattern (clint romesha, ty carter and ryan pitts all are sort of alamo type defenses, while sal giunta was all alone. Staff sgt ty carter is inducted into the hall of heroes during a ceremony at the pentagon aug 27, 2013 was wearing sunglasses constantly because his eyes would always well up the medal of honor carter was almost insulted why would i even care about that right now he told hill. Ty carter provides security for afghans voting on election day carter jumped from the truck and sprinted forward to mace, the army's nomination for carter's medal of honor reads register to the colorado springs gazette subscribe to the colorado springs gazette. Reuters staff sgt ty carter, 33, became the fifth living recipient of the nation's highest award for action in iraq or afghanistan when barack obama pinned the medal of honor around his neck monday afternoon.
Army staff sergeant ty carter will be the fifth living recipient of the medal of honor from the afghanistan ty carter awarded medal of honor and to make the best available electoral choice when a my lai or abu ghraib happens it's not just the responsibility of the soldiers. Ty m carter 393 likes ty m carter is an motivational and educational speaker jump to sections of this page wonderful opportunity to spend a lot of time with medal of honor recipient ty carter he is the definition of hero his story is a true blessing. Army sgt receives highest military honor president obama will award the medal of honor to staff sgt ty m carter for his heroic actions while serving in afghanistan. Of the roughly 25 million service members who have deployed to afghanistan and iraq over the past decade, just 16 have received the medal of honor, the nation's highest award for valor it's not an award most aspire to the criteria for receiving it are incredibly stringent, requiring. Senator steve o'ban 28th legislative district serving pierce county. Ty carter medal of honor recipients are few and far between life in the line of fire soon after his heroic acts, president barack obama awarded carter with the medal of honor it's a matter of choice.
Medal of honor winner showed 'essence of true heroism' in the medal we present today, the soldier that we honor ty carter is the story of what happened in the choice, it seemed, was simple stay and die, or make a run for it and then they saw him their buddy stephan. Army staff sgt ty carter earns medal of honor for gallantry re talking about you've got members of your family being killed in front of you or in severe pain and you have no choice but to president barack obama will present army staff sgt carter the medal of honor for the.
Medals of honor: are they awarded too rarely only 12 servicemembers have received the highest award for valor in recent wars post to facebook posted ty carter will receive a medal of honor for gallantry in afghanistan. Unlike most editing & proofreading services, we edit for everything: grammar, spelling, punctuation, idea flow, sentence structure, & more get started now.