• Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter and his wife Shannon receive a standing ovation from the Michie Stadium crowd at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., during the Army vs. Morgan State game, Aug. 30, 2013. Carter received the Medal of Honor during a ceremony at the White House, Aug. 26, 2013, for extraordinary gallantry and selfless actions during the Battle of Kamdesh at Combat Outpost Keating, Afghanistan, on Oct. 3, 2009. Carter was also inducted into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes, Aug. 27.

    Staff Sgt. Ty Carter visits San Diego, West Point on media tour

    Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter and his wife Shannon receive a standing ovation from the Michie Stadium crowd at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., during the Army vs. Morgan State game, Aug. 30, 2013. Carter received the Medal of Honor during...

  • Staff Sgt. Ty M. Carter poses with Shamu after her big performance at sea world San Diego.  Carter received the Medal of Honor during a ceremony at the White House, Aug. 26, 2013, for extraordinary gallantry and selfless actions during the Battle of Kamdesh at Combat Outpost Keating, Afghanistan, on Oct. 3, 2009. Carter was also inducted into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes, Aug. 27.

    Staff Sgt. Ty Carter visits San Diego, West Point on media tour

    Staff Sgt. Ty M. Carter poses with Shamu after her big performance at sea world San Diego. Carter received the Medal of Honor during a ceremony at the White House, Aug. 26, 2013, for extraordinary gallantry and selfless actions during the Battle of...

  • Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter rides the Army Mule at Michie Stadium at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., during the Army vs. Morgan State game, Aug. 30, 2013. Carter received the Medal of Honor during a ceremony at the White House, Aug. 26, 2013, for extraordinary gallantry and selfless actions during the Battle of Kamdesh at Combat Outpost Keating, Afghanistan, on Oct. 3, 2009. Carter was also inducted into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes, Aug. 27.

    Staff Sgt. Ty Carter visits San Diego, West Point on media tour

    Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter rides the Army Mule at Michie Stadium at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., during the Army vs. Morgan State game, Aug. 30, 2013. Carter received the Medal of Honor during a ceremony at the White House, Aug. 26...

  • Staff Sgt. Ty M. Carter poses for pics with veterans and others at the San Diego Padres vs San Francisco Giants game, Sept. 2, 2013, where carter threw out the ceremonial first pitch.  Carter received the Medal of Honor during a ceremony at the White House, Aug. 26, 2013, for extraordinary gallantry and selfless actions during the Battle of Kamdesh at Combat Outpost Keating, Afghanistan, on Oct. 3, 2009. Carter was also inducted into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes, Aug. 27.

    Staff Sgt. Ty Carter visits San Diego, West Point on media tour

    Staff Sgt. Ty M. Carter poses for pics with veterans and others at the San Diego Padres vs San Francisco Giants game, Sept. 2, 2013, where carter threw out the ceremonial first pitch. Carter received the Medal of Honor during a ceremony at the White...

  • Staff Sgt. Ty Carter took time to speak to the Corps of Cadets, and participate in a panel-discussion about post-traumatic stress, as well as taking part in other activities at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. Carter and his wife Shannon also attended the Cadet Review before being honored at the Army Black Knights football home-opener against Morgan State University. Carter received the Medal of Honor during a ceremony at the White House, Aug. 26, 2013, for extraordinary gallantry and selfless actions during the Battle of Kamdesh at Combat Outpost Keating, Afghanistan, on Oct. 3, 2009. Carter was also inducted into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes, Aug. 27.

    Staff Sgt. Ty Carter visits San Diego, West Point on media tour

    Staff Sgt. Ty Carter took time to speak to the Corps of Cadets, and participate in a panel-discussion about post-traumatic stress, as well as taking part in other activities at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. Carter and his wife Shannon...

  • Staff Sgt. Ty M. Carter greets kids and poses for pics with families after being
honored at sea world San Diego for his service.  Carter received the Medal of Honor during a ceremony at the White House, Aug. 26, 2013, for extraordinary gallantry and selfless actions during the Battle of Kamdesh at Combat Outpost Keating, Afghanistan, on Oct. 3, 2009. Carter was also inducted into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes, Aug. 27.

    Staff Sgt. Ty Carter visits San Diego, West Point on media tour

    Staff Sgt. Ty M. Carter greets kids and poses for pics with families after being honored at sea world San Diego for his service. Carter received the Medal of Honor during a ceremony at the White House, Aug. 26, 2013, for extraordinary gallantry and...

SAN DIEGO (Sept. 3, 2013) -- Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter, Medal of Honor recipient, visited San Diego on a media tour, a week after receiving the nation's highest award for valor.

Carter received the Medal of Honor during a ceremony at the White House, Aug. 26, 2013, for extraordinary gallantry and selfless actions during the Battle of Kamdesh at Combat Outpost Keating, Afghanistan, on Oct. 3, 2009.

Carter was also inducted into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes, Aug. 27.

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