U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Ty Michael Carter near Dahla Dam, Afghanistan in July 2012. Ho/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Pain, Loss And Tears Come With Medal Of Honor

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In this copy of a photograph on display at Kapaun Mt. Carmel Catholic High School in Wichita, Kan., a wounded soldier is helped by Army chaplain Emil Kapaun (on the soldier's left) during the Korean War. The Kansas native died a prisoner of war in 1951. Mike Hutmacher/MCT/Landov hide caption

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'He Saved Hundreds': Army Chaplain Gets Medal Of Honor

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Former Army Staff Sgt. Clinton Romesha when he was on duty in Afghanistan. North Dakota National Guard hide caption

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From 'Morning Edition': Jake Tapper talks about Staff Sgt. Clinton Romesha

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President Barack Obama applauds former Marine Cpl. Dakota Meyer, 23, on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011, after awarding him the Medal of Honor at the White House. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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At the White House on Wednesday, President Obama and Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer sipped beers and talked. Meyer told CBS News he asked the president for advice on how to be successful. "He said, 'You know, first thing, get an education' and he said 'just take it slow and don't try to make any rash decisions,' " Meyer told CBS. Pete Souza/The White House hide caption

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Tom Bowman reporting on Medal of Honor winner Sgt. Dakota Meyer

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