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. Mehdi General Dr Bad

    Veta Mucha a la Chingala Putas.
    They Will Die Stupid.

    October 7, 2010 at 11:05 am | Report abuse |
  2. tomcat

    dr bad you are done I will expose you

    October 7, 2010 at 11:23 am | Report abuse |
  3. Roxi

    Dr Bad you are annoying! I read your comments because they funny, but STUPID> Go back to your little corner of the world and leave everyone alone.

    October 7, 2010 at 11:36 am | Report abuse |
  4. Mehdi General Dr Bad

    Go Look at todays Headlien in american news. Trash. anyhting ahbout the wars?
    look how these sutpid fuking americans just kep right on blabbing away.
    evry dya americans chose to leave that trash in the whitehouse and pentagon.
    online or off they are all the same.

    October 7, 2010 at 1:17 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Mehdi General Dr Bad

    funy who they block the word wh.ore.
    which is what america is.
    a spoiled rotten lazy wh.ore.

    October 7, 2010 at 1:20 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Mehdi General Dr Bad

    IM stil In Redding Ca.
    Im now going to empty my room. and leave.
    where i go now what i do is none of your fuking buisness.

    October 7, 2010 at 1:21 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Mehdi General Dr Bad

    Iraq = Jihad.
    FUK YOU!!!
    Slit Thier Fuking Throats.

    October 7, 2010 at 1:22 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Mehdi General Dr Bad

    Ted Turner YOU Have Mail.


    October 7, 2010 at 1:39 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Mehdi General Dr Bad

    oabam says a take over of the g.o.p would mean hand ot hand combat.
    once again using inside info for political spin and gain.
    I have Full Cease Fire With Brits Right Now.
    They Have a new leader.
    Contact Sir Branson or Joss stone To contact me.

    October 7, 2010 at 1:41 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Mehdi General Dr Bad

    and Go tell Nick Cannon Eather Go down and enlist,
    or Pack His s.h.it and Get Out Of My House.

    October 7, 2010 at 1:42 pm | Report abuse |
  11. Mehdi General Dr Bad

    c.n.n. time warner.
    YOU are Gone.
    AS am I.

    October 7, 2010 at 1:43 pm | Report abuse |
  12. phil

    Looks like Mehdi has a tomcat on his trail. Personally, I just ignore him as he scribbles jibberish. He was probably prescribed the wrong "mehds" or he abused his "mehdiciine".

    October 7, 2010 at 1:46 pm | Report abuse |
  13. phil

    Tomcat...you said you did your homework? I'll be in the top stories if yer stll looking for me.

    October 7, 2010 at 1:52 pm | Report abuse |
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