WASHINGTON - NOVEMBER 16: U.S. President Barack Obama (R) awards U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry in the East Room of the White House November 16, ... more 
WASHINGTON - NOVEMBER 16: U.S. President Barack Obama (R) awards U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry in the East Room of the White House November 16, 2010 in Washington, DC. Staff Sergeant Giunta, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, received the Medal of Honor for his courageous actions during combat operations in the Korengal Valley, Afghanistan in October 2007. Giunta is the first living recipient of the Medal of Honor since the Vietnam War. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) less 
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Tue, Nov 16, 2010 2:57 PM EST