Active duty Navy SEAL receives Medal of Honor

| March 7, 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C.—On Monday, February 29, in the East Room of the White House, President Obama presented the Medal of Honor to Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator Edward Byers, U.S. Navy. Senior Chief Byers received the Medal of Honor for his courageous actions while serving as part of a team that rescued an American civilian being held hostage in Afghanistan on December 8-9, 2012.(Cheriss May/HUNS)

WASHINGTON, D.C.—On Monday, Feb. 29, in the East Room of the White House, President Obama presented the Medal of Honor to Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator Edward Byers, U.S. Navy. Senior Chief Byers received the Medal of Honor for his courageous actions while serving as part of a team that rescued an American civilian being held hostage in Afghanistan on December 8-9, 2012.(Cheriss May/HUNS)

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