Army Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta became the first living service member awarded the Medal of Honor for heroism in the wars in Afghanistan or Iraq at a White House ceremony this afternoon.
The medal has been awarded posthumously seven previous times for those wars.
Giunta received the medal for his heroic actions in a firefight in Afghanistan three years ago.
At the start of the ceremony, President Obama digressed from his script and ad libbed, "I really like this guy," a comment that drew...Full Story