WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 13: Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D-NM) (C) and Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM) (R) present Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry with a gift during a reception on Capitol Hill September 13, 2011 in ... more 
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 13: Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D-NM) (C) and Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM) (R) present Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry with a gift 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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