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JBLM soldier’s Afghanistan heroics earn Medal of Honor

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27 July 2013

By Hal Bernton
Seattle Times staff reporter

A valiant, bloody defense of a small outpost in eastern Afghanistan four years ago has produced a second Medal of Honor recipient — a Spokane-born soldier who repeatedly risked his own life on behalf of his fellow soldiers.

Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter, who now is based at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, will receive the Medal of Honor at an Aug. 26 ceremony in the White House, some six months after his fellow soldier, former Staff Sgt. Clinton Romesha, received the nation’s highest military honor for his actions at the same battle.

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