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US Awards Medal of Honor for Heroics in Bloodiest of Afghan Battles

U.S. combat troops are withdrawing from Afghanistan, on pace to leave the country by the end of this year.  But on Monday, U.S. President Barack Obama took time to honor a soldier whose actions while under fire in Afghanistan earned him the Medal of Honor. It was a brutal assault that has gone down as one of the bloodiest for U.S. forces in Afghanistan - a July 13, 2008 attack near the northeastern village of Wanat. Setting up at a new outpost, former Staff Sergeant Ryan Pitts and...

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