WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 13: Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry is honored by Congressional lawmakers from New Mexico during a reception on Capitol Hill September 13, 2011 in Washington, DC. Sgt. Petry, ... more 
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 13: Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry is honored by Congressional lawmakers from New Mexico during a reception on Capitol Hill September 13, 2011 in Washington, DC. Sgt. Petry, from Santa Fe, New Mexico, received the Medal of Honor in July from President Barack Obama for his actions during a firefight in Afghanistan in May of 2008. He is the second living recipient of the award for actions since the Vietnam War. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) less 
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