U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Ty M Carter is receiving the medal for his courageous actions and selfless service while rescuing a comrade while serving in Afghanistan. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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President Barack Obama awards the Medal of Honor to U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Ty M Carter during a ceremony at the White House in Washington on August 26, 2013. Carter is receiving the medal for his courageous actions and selfless service while rescuing a comrade while serving in Afghanistan. He is the fifth living recipient to be awarded the Medal of Honor for actions in Iraq and Afghanistan. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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