Afghan-war vet gets Medal of Honor

Posted: May 14, 2014 at 5:30 a.m.

President Barack Obama awards the Medal of Honor to former Army Sgt. Kyle White during a ceremony Tuesday at the White House in Washington.

A former U.S. Army sergeant was awarded the nation's highest military decoration Tuesday, becoming the seventh living recipient of the Medal of Honor who fought in Iraq or Afghanistan.

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