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Navy SEAL to Receive Medal of Honor for Rescuing Hostage from Taliban : People.com

Navy SEAL to Receive Medal of Honor for Rescuing Hostage from Taliban : People.com

President Obama on Feb. 29 will present the Medal of Honor to U.S. Navy SEAL Edward Byers, who used his body to shield an American hostage during a Taliban raid in 2012.

Byers, 36, a senior chief special warfare operator, and his family will join the president at the White House for an awards ceremony to celebrate his bravery.

Source: Navy SEAL to Receive Medal of Honor for Rescuing Hostage from Taliban : People.com