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.