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Staff Sergeant to receive Medal of Honor
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Monday, President Obama will give the Medal of Honor to Army Staff Sergeant Ty Carter.
It is the United States' highest military honor.
Eight American soldiers died as Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan attacked Combat Outpost Keating in October 2009.
Carter ran a gauntlet of heavy fire to get much-needed ammunition to his unit.
The names of the eight soldiers who died are engraved on a steel band carter wears on his wrist.