Afghanistan veteran awarded Medal of Honor

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During a ceremony at the White House President Barack Obama awarded Captain Florent A. Groberg, U.S. Army (Ret) the Medal of Honor for his actions in Afghanistan. He is the 10th living person to be awarded this honor.
The Medal of Honor, which is awarded for personal acts of valor involving risk to life, has been awarded to more than 3,400 recipients since its establishment during the Civil War.