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Giunta joins Pentagon

Giunta joins Pentagon's Hall of Heroes

Staff Sgt. Salvatore A. Giunta's decision to risk his life so others could live placed him "squarely among the most magnificent of those worthy of this honor," Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said today as the nation's first living Medal of Honor... Read More

Giunta inducted into Pentagon Hall of Heroes

Giunta inducted into Pentagon Hall of Heroes

Top DoD and Army officials inducted Staff Sgt. Salvatore "Sal" Giunta of the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team into the Pentagon Hall of Heroes Wednesday, making him the first Active Duty servicemember added to the hallowed chamber in a generation. Read More

Obama presents Medal of Honor to Soldier at White House

Obama presents Medal of Honor to Soldier at White House

President Barack Obama presented the Medal of Honor Tuesday to the first active-duty servicemember in nearly 40 years -- one who refused to let enemy fighters carry off a fellow wounded Soldier in Afghanistan. Read More

MOH recipient:

MOH recipient: 'My wife is my rock'

As President Barack Obama hangs the pale blue ribbon holding the Medal of Honor around the neck of Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta in a White House Ceremony today, Giunta's wife Jennifer will be at his side, offering her quiet support, just as she has... Read More

Reluctant hero becomes first living MOH recipient since Vietnam

Reluctant hero becomes first living MOH recipient since Vietnam

Don't call Staff Sgt. Salvatore "Sal" Giunta a hero, he cautions. Don't say that he went above the call of duty when he single-handedly stopped two terrorists from kidnapping his wounded buddy during a ferocious firefight in Afghanistan in 2007... Read More

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