Video: Edward C. Byers Medal of Honor Ceremony

Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer Edward C. Byers Jr., a member of east coast based SEAL team, receives the Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama during a White House ceremony, Feb. 29, 2016. Byers received the award for his actions while serving as part of a team that rescued an American civilian held hostage in Afghanistan in December 2012.

Edward C. Byers

Summary of Action Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator (SEAL) Edward C. Byers Jr.: For actions during Operation Enduring Freedom on … More

Michael P. Murphy

CITATION: For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life and above and beyond the call of duty … More

David G. Ouellet

CITATION: For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty while … More

Michael A. Monsoor

CITATION: For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty as … More

Thomas G. Kelly

Rank: Lieutenant Organization: U.S. Navy Division: River Assault Division 152 Born: 13 May 1939, Boston, Mass. Entered Service At: Boston, Mass. Date of Issue: 05/14/1970 Accredited … More