WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 26:  U.S. President Barack Obama (R) arrives with U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Ty M. Carter to present him the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry in the East Room of the White House on August 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Staff Sergeant Carter, will be the fifth living recipient to be awarded the Medal of Honor, for his actions while serving as a cavalry scout during combat operations in Afghanistan in October of 2009.   (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)