U.S. Marine 1st Sgt. Maurice Bease honors the memory of the first African-American Medal of Honor recipient. Pfc. James.
Medal of Honor Nominee Ryan Pitts
Former U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts will receive the Medal of Honor for his combat actions during an enemy engagement in Wanat in the Waygal Valley of northeastern Afghanistan, July 13, 2008. Pitts has a bracelet he wears every day to remind him of his fellow fallen soldiers. Learn more at http://www.army.mil/medalofhonor/pitts/profile/index.html