Watch Live Feed Of Medal Of Honor Ceremony For Staff Sgt. Ty Carter (Video)
Carter being recognized for heroism during the six hour battle to save Combat Outpost Keating in Afghanistan’s Nuristan province on Oct. 3, 2009. Carter was serving as a cavalry scout with the 4th Infantry Division’s Bravo Troop, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team.
Carter, 33, is married to wife Shannon. The couple has three children: Jayden, Madison, and Sehara. The Carter family lives in Antioch, California.