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Afghanistan Hero to Receive Medal of Honor

On February 29, 2016, U.S. President Barack Obama will present the Medal of Honor to Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator Edward Byers of the U.S. Navy. Byers will receive the Medal of Honor for his courageous actions while serving as part of a team that rescued an American civilian being held hostage in Afghanistan in 2012. Dr Dilip Joseph recounts ...

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