Mississippi native William ‘Kyle’ Carpenter receives Congressional Medal of Honor

June 20, 2014 in News

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — A 24-year-old veteran and Mississippi native who lost an eye after taking a grenade blast in Afghanistan to save a fellow Marine received the nation’s highest […]

Mississippi veteran wounded by grenade to receive Medal of Honor today from Obama

June 19, 2014 in News

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is presenting the Medal of Honor to a veteran who took the blow from a grenade to protect a fellow Marine in Afghanistan, sustaining […]