A Vietnam veteran helicopter pilot receives the Medal of Honor for a daring rescue


President Joe Biden awards the Medal of Honor to Capt. Larry Taylor, an Army pilot from the Vietnam War who risked his life to rescue a reconnaissance team that was about to be overrun by the enemy, during a ceremony Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2023, at the White House.

Capt. Larry Taylor received the award from President Biden for flying into heavy enemy fire to save four members of a reconnaissance team from almost certain death as they were about to be overrun.

(Image credit: Jacquelyn Martin/AP)

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