Medal of Honor Ceremony for Kyle Carpenter

President Obama awarded Marine Lance Corporal Kyle Carpenter (Ret.) with the Medal of Honor at a White House ceremony for his heroic… read more

President Obama awarded Marine Lance Corporal Kyle Carpenter (Ret.) with the Medal of Honor at a White House ceremony for his heroic actions during a November 2010 grenade attack in Afghanistan. President Obama told the story of how, while manning a rooftop post in the Helmand Province, Corporal Carpenter covered a grenade with his body in order to save the life of a fellow Marine. President Obama talked about Corporal Carpenter’s current activities and said that he was “a shining example of what our nation needs to encourage.” close

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Program ID:
320073-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
East Room, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 19, 2014
Last Aired:
Nov 11, 2014

Airing Details

  • Jun 19, 2014 | 2:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 19, 2014 | 6:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 20, 2014 | 12:41am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 20, 2014 | 3:39am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 20, 2014 | 12:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 21, 2014 | 10:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 22, 2014 | 1:25am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 11, 2014 | 3:09pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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