#KyleCarpenter, is a medically retired United States #Marine who received the United States' highest military honor, the Medal of Honor, for his actions in Marjah, Helmand Province, Afghanistan.
Carpenter is credited with attempting to shield a fellow Marine from a grenade blast on a rooftop security post in combat operations on November 21, 2010. Both Marines survived the blast but suffered major injuries. Carpenter lost his right eye and most of his teeth. His jaw and right arm were shattered and he has undergone dozens of surgeries. #WSHH 🇺🇸