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Published August 26, 2013, 01:59 PM

Obama awards Medal of Honor to Afghan war veteran

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has bestowed the Medal of Honor on Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter, a veteran of the war in Afghanistan who risked his life to save an injured soldier and to resupply ammunition to his comrades during intense fighting in a remote mountain outpost.

By: Tom Raum, Associated Press

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