PBS NewsHour

Obama honors Sgt. Kyle White, soldier who stood by his team

Clip: Season 2014 | 4m 9s

At the White House, former Army Sgt. Kyle White was awarded the Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest honor for valor. President Obama recalled White’s bravery in a 2007 incident in Afghanistan when his platoon came under surprise attack. White sprinted through enemy fire to take care of a teammate with a shattered arm, and ensured his safe lift out by helicopter.

Aired: 05/13/14

Rating: NR

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