Thursday, November 25, 2010

Video: SSG Sal Giunta receiving the MOH

The ceremony was last week.


U.S. President Barack Obama presents the Medal of Honor to U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta for bravery while fighting in Afghanistan in 2007 during a ceremony at the White House in Washington, November 16, 2010. (Reuters/Daylife)

U.S. President Barack Obama awards Army Staff Sergeant Salvatore Giunta the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry during a ceremony at the White House in Washington November 16, 2010. Giunta received the medal for his courageous actions during combat operations against an armed enemy in the Korengal Valley, Afghanistan in October 2007. (Reuters/Daylife)

Army Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta is pictured after he was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Barack Obama during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010. Giunta, from Hiawatha, Iowa, is the first living veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to receive the award.(AP/Daylife)

Previous Medal of Honor recipients watch as President Barack Obama presents the military's highest decoration for valor to Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta, who rescued two members of his squad in October 2007 while fighting in the war in Afghanistan, at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010. (AP/Daylife)




Giunta on Medal of Honor: 'I Can't Wear This for Myself'
MoH website
Mudville Gazette


EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - NOVEMBER 21: Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta, the first living Medal of Honor recipient from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, looks on as he is honored during the game between the New York Jets and the Houston Texans on November 21, 2010 at the New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Getty/Daylife)

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - NOVEMBER 21: Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta, the first living Medal of Honor recipient from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, salutes as he is honored during the game between the New York Jets and the Houston Texans on November 21, 2010 at the New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Getty/Daylife)

Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta, the first living Medal of Honor recipient from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, poses for pictures after ringing the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Monday, Nov. 22, 2010. (AP/Daylife)

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