U.S. Army photo by Eboni L. Everson-Myart

Florent Groberg Receives the Medal of Honor

President Barack Obama bestows the Congressional Medal of Honor on U.S. Army Capt. Florent Groberg at the White House on November 12, 2015. Capt. Groberg received the medal for actions during a combat engagement in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on August 8, 2012 while he was the commander of a personal security detail for the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, when he and another Soldier, Sgt. Andrew Mahoney, identified and tackled a suicide bomber, saving the lives of the brigade commander and several others. (United States Army photo by Eboni L. Everson-Myart)

See our biography of Florent Groberg