February 24, 2016 - On a cold 2012 December night in
the mountains of Afghanistan, U.S. Navy Chief Special Warfare Operator
(SEAL) Edward C. Byers Jr. and a team of SEALs embarked on a dangerous
mission to rescue an American hostage held by the Taliban. Byers went
above and beyond the call of duty that evening, saving the life of the
hostage, and earning the Medal of Honor.
Byers shares the story of that evening, as well as his
reaction to finding out he earned the Medal of Honor.
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