Medal of Honor: Wounded and alone, 'one American held the line'

July 21, 2014 11:16 PM

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Medal of Honor: Wounded and alone, 'one American held the line'

Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts was awarded America’s most revered military decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his remarkable valor in one of the bloodiest battles of the 13-year war in Afghanistan.

Washington — With a commendation citing his remarkable valor in one of the bloodiest battles of the 13-year war in Afghanistan, Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts on Monday became only the ninth living recipient of America’s most revered military decoration, the Medal of Honor.

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