Photo: Obama bestows Medal of Honor on NH veteran


President Barack Obama bestows the Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest decoration for battlefield valor, to Ryan M. Pitts, 28, of Nashua, NH, a former Army staff sergeant who fought off enemy fighters during one of the bloodiest battles of the Afghanistan war despite his own critical injuries, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, July 21, 2014. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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