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Watch Live at 11:15 a.m. EST: President to Present Medal of Honor to Navy Seal

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Feb. 28, 2016 — President Barack Obama is scheduled to present the Medal of Honor to Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer Edward C. Byers Jr. during a White House ceremony on Feb. 29. Byers is receiving the award for his actions while serving as part of a team that rescued an American civilian being held hostage in Afghanistan in December 2012. Check back to watch it live.