PBS NewsHour

Medal of Honor Winner Showed 'Essence of True Heroism'

Clip: 08/26/2013 | 4m 44s

President Barack Obama awarded Army Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter with the nation's highest military honor for his actions of bravery during a 2009 battle during the war in Afghanistan. Judy Woodruff offers excerpts from the Medal of Honor ceremony honoring Carter's courage in battle and in facing PTSD in his return home.

Aired: 08/26/13

Rating: NR

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