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Obama awards Medal of Honor for Afghanistan firefight

President Obama awarded the nation's highest military honor Monday to a U.S. soldier who led a counterattack in Afghanistan after he and his comrades were asked to "defend the indefensible."


Obama to Award His Third Medal of Honor to Ranger Leroy Petry

At a White House ceremony later today, Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry, an Army Ranger, will become only the second living recipient of the Medal of Honor for the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.


Recipient Calls Medal of Honor 'Bittersweet'

The first living person to receive the Medal of Honor since the Vietnam War said Wednesday that he's just an "average" soldier, describing the honor as both overwhelming and "bittersweet."


Dog of war: UK Lab fetches medal for bomb-sniffing

Dog of war: UK Lab fetches medal for bomb-sniffing

A perky British Labrador whose bomb-sniffing exploits helped save lives in Afghanistan was decorated for canine courage in a ceremony at London's Imperial War Museum Wednesday....


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