American Hero

Blue Force TrackerPosted by Nolan PetersonYesterday at 5:06pmEditedCould you imagine what it's like for Kyle Carpenter, who will receive the Medal of Honor in June, to sit in a classroom at the University of South Carolina? I hope his professors and fellow students appreciate the caliber of person they have among them.

The 25-year-old South Carolina resident will be honored with the Medal of Honor for shielding a fellow Marine from a grenade blast in Afghanistan in 2010.

Retired Cpl. William "Kyle" Carpenter, a graduate of W. Wyman King Academy in Batesburg, will travel to Washington D.C. on June 19 to receive the honor, according to the White House.… Continue Reading