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SSG Giunta Presented with first Living Medal of Honor since Vietnam

By The ITS Crew

We hope that everyone got a chance to see Staff Sergeant Salvatore Giunta being presented with the Medal of Honor yesterday.

It was a fantastic event and the first living Medal of Honor presentation since the Vietnam War. The ceremony took place at the White House with Giunta’s unit, Battle Company, 2nd Battalion (Airborne), 503rd Infantry and all the living Medal of Honor winners in attendance.

If you missed the opportunity to watch the ceremony live, the White House has the video on their blog and we’ve also embedded it below for you to watch here. Rather than recite Giunta’s story, we feel it will mean more hearing it during the MOH presentation below.

Please join us in thanking SSG Giunta for his conspicuous gallantry, valor and service above and beyond the call of duty! Hooyah SSG Giunta!

Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson

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