On August 26, Army Staff Sergeant Ty Michael Carter received the Medal of Honor at a White House ceremony.
The 33-year-old husband and father of three was given the nation's highest military award for braving enemy fire to carry a wounded comrade to safety during a fierce battle in eastern Afghanistan on October 3, 2009.
Celebrate Veterans Day in the company of heroes!
Join us in Washington, DC from November 7-9 for the American Veterans Center's 16th Annual Conference and Honors.
The event will feature many of the most decorated and respected veterans and service members from WWII to the present day, private exclusive receptions, "The Wounded Warrior Experience", and The American Veterans Center Honors - the FIRST and ONLY televised awards show honoring those who deserve it most.
Tune in to The Pentagon Channel the week of Veterans Day to watch the Wounded Warrior Experience, bringing together veterans and active duty service members to share their inspiring stories of triumph in the face of adversity.
Hosted by Jennifer Griffin, Fox News National Security Correspondent, the Wounded Warrior Experience also features resources available to veterans returning home from deployment and transitioning out of the military.
The 2014 World War II Veterans Committee Commemorative Calendar!
For the first time, this special edition calendar features originally designed maps of the major battles of World War II.