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Navy SEAL Earns US Military's Highest Honor

For Medal of Honor recipient Ed Byers, December 8, 2012 was a test of endurance and instinct. After hours of stealthily slinking through the mountainous terrain of eastern Afghanistan, his Navy SEAL team reached its target: a single-room building where the Taliban was holding an American hostage. As the team’s point man Nicolas Checque went after a guard, Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator Byers charged through the entrance. It was covered by hanging blankets, heavy ones that would...

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