Living Soldier Awarded Medal of Honor for the First Time Since Vietnam

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In the East Room of the White House today, President Obama presented Salvatore Giunta with the first Medal of Honor awarded to a living person since the Vietnam War, for bravery during an ambush in Afghanistan on October 25, 2007. Check out Sunday's 60 Minutes report on Giunta for the whole story, or read Obama's remarks.