President Joe Biden has presented the Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest military award for valor in combat, to three soldiers who fought in Afghanistan and Iraq. One of the recipients is from South Carolina.
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President Trump will award the Medal of Honor to South Carolina native, Sergeant Major Thomas P. Payne in the United States Army today.
A South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles Batesburg Leesville branch was named in the honor of Congressional Medal of Honor recipient, Kyle Carpenter.
Senior Chief Edward C. Byers Jr. actions on a hostage rescue mission were “courageous” and “above and beyond the call of duty,” according to the US military.