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President Barack Obama presents Staff Sgt. Ty Carter the Medal of Honor during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House Aug. 26, 2013. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Awards Medal Of Honor To Former Fort Carson Soldier

President Barack Obama bestowed the nation’s highest military honor, the Medal of Honor, on Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter on Monday, saluting the veteran of the war in Afghanistan as “the essence of true heroism,” one still engaged in a battle against the lingering emotional fallout of war.

08/27/2013