September 18, 2013

Ty Carter's Advocacy in Context

The most recent Medal of Honor recipient has perhaps one of the most impressive citations in the War on Terror. As a participant in a battle that nearly overwhelmed a small Combat Outpost (COP) named Keating, Army Staff Sergeant Ty Carter repeatedly braved danger, injury and certain death to aid fellow wounded soldiers. When running to the assistance of wounded comrades his fellow soldiers attempting to aid others were killed. Carter provided first aid and ammunition so the wounded could maintain a desperate stand, Carter stated that the outpost lacked water, necessary medical supplies and ammunition. Despite hunger, thirst, and injuries and, in some cases mortal wounds, they continued to fight. In a battle that carried multiple valor citations, Carter’s performance carried the most accolades....

See full post on Khronikos here.


  1. "The Obama administration and the media have appropriately brought attention to this unquestionable hero’s frank public battle with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and his advocacy for fellow veterans."

    I am giving a talk to veterans and 1st responder families Saturday Sept 21st at the Lincoln City (Oregon) Cultural Center as part of the annual Celebration of Honor... Ty Carter's advocacy for PTSD awareness is a key point in my presentation about "Thriving" in the face of the challenges of life after war...

  2. Thanks I would be happy to help in anyway I can.


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