Congratulations to Medal of Honor recipient U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta (7 Photos)

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Congratulations to U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta for his Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry presented yesterday by Barack Obama. Receiving his medal in the East Room of the White House, Salvatore is the first living recipient of the Medal of Honor since the Vietnam War. President Obama presented him the medal for his courageous actions during combat operations in the Korengal Valley, Afghanistan in October 2007.

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  1. sfi0231 says:

    hey brothers. i watched this on tv this week. brought a tear to my eye. left the core 3 years ago. i can't stop thinking about what we saw back there. i think about killing myself non stop. i don't know what's wrong with me.

    • Lazaro says:

      You're most likely depressed or going through some PTSD.
      Either suck it up and stop being a bitch or go see a doctor about it.

  2. Danny says:

    "…..the core" ?

    You sure you were actually in the Corps?

  3. GiuntaIsAHero says:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salvatore_Giunta

    Here is his story, and if you want to watch a documentary about him and korrengal valley, go check out Restrepo. It's amazing.

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