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  • November 16, 2010  

    Army Staff Sgt. Salvatore “Sal” Giunta became the first living recipient of the U.S. military’s highest decoration since the Vietnam War on Tuesday when President Obama awarded him the Medal of Honor.Giunta put himself in the line of fire for two fellow soldiers during a 2007 firefight in Afghanistan. He spoke with Ray Suarez. Continue reading

  • September 21, 2010  

    Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Richard Etchberger’s service and sacrifice were honored Tuesday with the Medal of Honor — decades after he was fatally wounded in a secret Vietnam War mission. The airman’s sons received his posthumous honor from President Obama at the White House. Continue reading