Comments for: Former paratrooper gets Medal of Honor for heroism in Afghanistan

Posted July 21, 2014, at 9:37 p.m.

WASHINGTON — A former paratrooper who was the only survivor of one of the bloodiest battles of the war in Afghanistan was awarded the Medal of Honor on Monday in a ceremony at the White House as his family and comrades looked on. Former Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts of …

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