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Highest US Military Honor Presented for Bravery In Afghanistan

A former U.S. Army captain has received the nation's highest military honor for his bravery in one of the most deadly battles in Afghanistan.   President Barack Obama presented the Medal of Honor to William D. Swenson at a White House ceremony Tuesday. Swenson was honored for his actions during a battle against the Taliban that claimed the lives of five Americans, 10 Afghan army troops, and an interpreter in September 2009 in Afghanistan's Ganjgal valley near the Pakistan ...

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