October 6th, 2010
03:12 PM ET

Green Beret awarded Medal of Honor

President Barack Obama on Wednesday awarded the Medal of Honor - the nation's highest military decoration - to Staff Sgt. Robert J. Miller, a Green Beret who died after willingly taking fire to protect U.S. and Afghan soldiers.

The citation read at a solemn White House ceremony in Washington, D.C., honored Miller for "conspicuous gallantry ... at risk of life above and beyond the call of duty" and "extraordinary acts of heroism" on January 25, 2008, when a patrol he led was ambushed in Afghanistan.

Miller killed at least 10 insurgents and wounded dozens more in repeatedly exposing himself to enemy fire "in keeping with the highest traditions of military service," the citation said.

Miller is the seventh service member to receive the Medal of Honor for actions during operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.


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  1. tomcat

    a claymor supository would fit you well

    October 7, 2010 at 12:00 am | Report abuse |
  2. Mehdi General Dr Bad

    as you also see you can not talk to these drunk pigs.
    they just stall and play politics and word games.
    Sad Good Troops Die Istead Of Them.
    They deserve what they get each and every day.

    October 7, 2010 at 12:01 am | Report abuse |
  3. Mehdi General Dr Bad

    more threats.
    more insults.
    more excuses.
    more lies.
    more destractions.
    oh what fun we have.
    as you Die.

    October 7, 2010 at 12:03 am | Report abuse |
  4. tomcat

    your command of the English language phenomanal

    October 7, 2010 at 12:04 am | Report abuse |
  5. Mehdi General Dr Bad

    blocked message.

    October 7, 2010 at 12:07 am | Report abuse |
  6. tomcat

    where did you study?

    October 7, 2010 at 12:07 am | Report abuse |
  7. Mehdi General Dr Bad

    How is your mexican you pile of web trash.
    hows your punjaboi or pastoon or arabic?
    how is your chineese you racist filth.
    and obvsouly obama is going ot just keep on running.

    October 7, 2010 at 12:08 am | Report abuse |
  8. Mehdi General Dr Bad

    how many of your troops die today?
    not enough.

    October 7, 2010 at 12:09 am | Report abuse |
  9. Mehdi General Dr Bad

    Stay stupid.
    and Die.

    October 7, 2010 at 12:09 am | Report abuse |
  10. tomcat

    i am intrigued

    October 7, 2010 at 12:10 am | Report abuse |
  11. Mehdi General Dr Bad

    Say good Bye To C.N.N and Time Warner.
    and excuse me while i now go back to MY Countries and MY armies and MY Troops.
    May God save YOUR Troops from YOU.

    October 7, 2010 at 12:11 am | Report abuse |
  12. Mehdi General Dr Bad

    Wrong Answer Jew Infected c.i.a and f.b.i.

    October 7, 2010 at 12:12 am | Report abuse |
  13. tomcat

    Espanol di me por favor

    October 7, 2010 at 12:13 am | Report abuse |
  14. tomcat

    estoy esperando

    October 7, 2010 at 12:16 am | Report abuse |
  15. tomcat

    todavia estoy esperndo puta

    October 7, 2010 at 12:18 am | Report abuse |
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