Obama awards Medal of Honor to former Fort Carson soldier

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This undated photo released by the U.S. Army shows Staff Sgt. Ty Carter, of Spokane, Wash. The White House on Friday, July 26, 2013 said President Barack Obama will bestow the Medal of Honor on Carter for courageous action during a daylong firefight in Afghanistan. Carter, a former Marine who later enlisted in the Army, will be recognized at the White House on Aug. 26 for his action during a 2009 battle at a mountain outpost where U.S. troops were far outnumbered. (AP Photo/U.S. Army)
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