The Boston Marathon is a 26.2-mile race. But for a Marine, the last 100 yards were the toughest. Don.
How a MoH Recipient Rings the Closing Bell
On Wednesday, July 23, 2014, former U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ryan M. Pitts, recipient of the Medal of Honor, will visit the New York Stock Exchange and ring The Closing Bell. On July 21, President Obama presented Staff Sergeant Pitts the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions in Afghanistan in 2008. Staff Sergeant Pitts is the ninth living recipient to be awarded the Medal of Honor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan.