• U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter gives his statement to the press after receiving the Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama, at the White House in Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 2013. Carter was awarded the Medal of Honor for actions during the Battle of Kamdesh at Combat Outpost Keating, Nuristan province, Afghanistan, Oct. 3, 2009. Carter was a cavalry scout with Bravo Troop, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division at the time of the battle.

    Medal of Honor ceremony in honor of Staff Sgt. Ty Carter

    U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter gives his statement to the press after receiving the Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama, at the White House in Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 2013. Carter was awarded the Medal of Honor for actions during the...

  • An audience member records President Barack Obama conveying the heroics of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter during the Medal of Honor ceremony in Carter's honor at the White House in Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 2013. Carter was awarded the Medal of Honor for actions during the Battle of Kamdesh at Combat Outpost Keating, Nuristan province, Afghanistan, Oct. 3, 2009. Carter was a cavalry scout with Bravo Troop, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division at the time of the battle.

    Medal of Honor ceremony in honor of Staff Sgt. Ty Carter

    An audience member records President Barack Obama conveying the heroics of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter during the Medal of Honor ceremony in Carter's honor at the White House in Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 2013. Carter was awarded the Medal...

  • President Barack Obama conveys the heroics of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter to the audience gathered for the Medal of Honor ceremony in Carter's honor at the White House in Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 2013. Carter was awarded the Medal of Honor for actions during the Battle of Kamdesh at Combat Outpost Keating, Nuristan province, Afghanistan, Oct. 3, 2009. Carter was a cavalry scout with Bravo Troop, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division at the time of the battle.

    Medal of Honor ceremony in honor of Staff Sgt. Ty Carter

    President Barack Obama conveys the heroics of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter to the audience gathered for the Medal of Honor ceremony in Carter's honor at the White House in Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 2013. Carter was awarded the Medal of Honor...

  • President Barack Obama prepares to bestow the Medal of Honor to U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter, left, during a ceremony at the White House in Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 2013. Carter was awarded the Medal of Honor for actions during the Battle of Kamdesh at Combat Outpost Keating, Nuristan province, Afghanistan, Oct. 3, 2009. Carter was a cavalry scout with Bravo Troop, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division at the time of the battle.

    Medal of Honor ceremony in honor of Staff Sgt. Ty Carter

    President Barack Obama prepares to bestow the Medal of Honor to U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter, left, during a ceremony at the White House in Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 2013. Carter was awarded the Medal of Honor for actions during the Battle...

  • President Barack Obama congratulates U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter after presenting him with the Medal of Honor during a ceremony at the White House in Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 2013. Carter was awarded the Medal of Honor for actions during the Battle of Kamdesh at Combat Outpost Keating, Nuristan province, Afghanistan, Oct. 3, 2009. Carter was a cavalry scout with Bravo Troop, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division at the time of the battle.

    Medal of Honor ceremony in honor of Staff Sgt. Ty Carter

    President Barack Obama congratulates U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter after presenting him with the Medal of Honor during a ceremony at the White House in Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 2013. Carter was awarded the Medal of Honor for actions during...

  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter waves to his family after being presented with the Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama during a ceremony at the White House in Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 2013. Carter was awarded the Medal of Honor for actions during the Battle of Kamdesh at Combat Outpost Keating, Nuristan province, Afghanistan, Oct. 3, 2009. Carter was a cavalry scout with Bravo Troop, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division at the time of the battle. Carter is currently stationed as a staff noncommissioned officer with the 7th Infantry Division at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., and lives with his wife, Shannon, and their three children.

    Medal of Honor ceremony in honor of Staff Sgt. Ty Carter

    U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter waves to his family after being presented with the Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama during a ceremony at the White House in Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 2013. Carter was awarded the Medal of Honor for...

  • President Barack Obama applauds U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter after presenting him with the Medal of Honor during a ceremony at the White House in Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 2013. Carter was awarded the Medal of Honor for actions during the Battle of Kamdesh at Combat Outpost Keating, Nuristan province, Afghanistan, Oct. 3, 2009. Carter was a cavalry scout with Bravo Troop, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division at the time of the battle.

    Medal of Honor ceremony in honor of Staff Sgt. Ty Carter

    President Barack Obama applauds U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter after presenting him with the Medal of Honor during a ceremony at the White House in Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 2013. Carter was awarded the Medal of Honor for actions during the...

  • President Barack Obama and the audience applaud U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter after presenting Carter with the Medal of Honor during a ceremony at the White House in Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 2013. Carter was awarded the Medal of Honor for actions during the Battle of Kamdesh at Combat Outpost Keating, Nuristan province, Afghanistan, Oct. 3, 2009. Carter was a cavalry scout with Bravo Troop, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division at the time of the battle.

    Medal of Honor ceremony in honor of Staff Sgt. Ty Carter

    President Barack Obama and the audience applaud U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter after presenting Carter with the Medal of Honor during a ceremony at the White House in Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 2013. Carter was awarded the Medal of Honor for...

  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter gives his statement to the press after receiving the Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama at the White House in Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 2013. Carter was awarded the Medal of Honor for actions during the Battle of Kamdesh at Combat Outpost Keating, Nuristan province, Afghanistan, Oct. 3, 2009. Carter was a cavalry scout with Bravo Troop, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division at the time of the battle.

    Medal of Honor ceremony in honor of Staff Sgt. Ty Carter

    U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter gives his statement to the press after receiving the Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama at the White House in Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 2013. Carter was awarded the Medal of Honor for actions during the...

  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter gives his statement to the press after receiving the Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama, at the White House in Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 2013. Carter was awarded the Medal of Honor for actions during the Battle of Kamdesh at Combat Outpost Keating, Nuristan province, Afghanistan, Oct. 3, 2009. Carter was a cavalry scout with Bravo Troop, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division at the time of the battle.

    Medal of Honor ceremony in honor of Staff Sgt. Ty Carter

    U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter gives his statement to the press after receiving the Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama, at the White House in Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 2013. Carter was awarded the Medal of Honor for actions during the...

  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter receives the Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama during a ceremony at the White House in Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 2013. Carter was awarded the Medal of Honor for actions during the Battle of Kamdesh at Combat Outpost Keating, Nuristan province, Afghanistan, Oct. 3, 2009. Carter was a cavalry scout with Bravo Troop, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division at the time of the battle. Carter is currently stationed as a staff noncommissioned officer with the 7th Infantry Division at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

    Medal of Honor ceremony in honor of Staff Sgt. Ty Carter

    U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter receives the Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama during a ceremony at the White House in Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 2013. Carter was awarded the Medal of Honor for actions during the Battle of Kamdesh at...

  • President Barack Obama conveys the heroics of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter to the audience gathered for the Medal of Honor ceremony in Carter's honor at the White House in Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 2013. Carter was awarded the Medal of Honor for actions during the Battle of Kamdesh at Combat Outpost Keating, Nuristan province, Afghanistan, Oct. 3, 2009. Carter was a cavalry scout with Bravo Troop, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division at the time of the battle.

    Medal of Honor ceremony in honor of Staff Sgt. Ty Carter

    President Barack Obama conveys the heroics of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter to the audience gathered for the Medal of Honor ceremony in Carter's honor at the White House in Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 2013. Carter was awarded the Medal of Honor...

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