For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his or her life above and beyond the call of duty. Meet the living recipients:
War in Afghanistan

To date, seven men have received the Medal of Honor for their roles in the War in Afghanistan: five from the U.S Army, one Marine, and one Navy SEAL. Navy recipient Lt. Michael P. Murphy and Army recipients Staff Sgt. Robert J. Miller and Sgt. 1st Class Jared C. Monti received the Medal posthumously.

Clinton L. Romesha
U.S. Army
Salvatore A. Giunta
U.S. Army
William Kyle Carpenter
U.S. Marine Corps
Ty M. Carter
U.S. Army
Ryan M. Pitts
U.S. Army