President Obama Awards Medal of Honor to Navy SEAL

Hero Helped Rescue American Being Held Hostage in Afganistan

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

Photo Courtesy Cheriss May

President Barack Obama awarded the prestigious Medal of Honor Monday to a Navy SEAL hero. Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator Edward Byers helped rescue an American who was being held hostage in Afghanistan. Howard University News Service reporter Ashley Young reports from the White House.