U.S. Army's Ty Michael Carter Awarded Medal of Honor

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Ty MIchael Carter

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Specialist Ty Michael Carter receives Medal of Honor for heroism from the white house and president Barack Obama. 

Carter is only the fifth living service member awarded the commendation for courage in Iraq or Afghanistan. 

The battle 3 October 2013 killed eight American soldiers and wounded more than 25 according to the U.S. Army’s official narrative of the event, making it the deadliest day in the war effort that year. 

Carter is the second service member to receive the Medal of Honor for his performance of Kamdesh.

President Barack Obama presented the medal to carter at 1:30pm central.

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