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Utah Army National Guard Maj. Tyler Jensen earned a Silver Star for his actions in Afghanistan. Here’s what he thinks about being honored for valor.
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Photo: Lt. Gen. John Toolan, left, and Marines assigned to 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment render a salute during the National Anthem, during an award ceremony at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Feb. 18, 2014. Four Marines assigned to the battalion received awards for their heroic actions while deployed to Helmand Province Afghanistan. They were responsible for saving the lives of numerous Marines through their individual accomplishments. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Christopher J. Moore/Released)

Four Marines, assigned to 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, received awards for their heroic actions while deployed to Helmand Province Afghanistan.
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Three veterans, one each from Vietnam, the Korean War and World War II, sit down and reflect their experiences.
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Today, former U.S. Army Capt. William D. Swenson is presented the Medal of Honor for actions in Kunar Province, Afghanistan in 2009.
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Former Army Captain William D. Swenson will be presented the Medal of Honor for his courageous service while deployed to Afghanistan in 2009.
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