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Soldier who ‘held the line’ awarded Medal of Honor

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WASHINGTON D.C. — Former Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts doesn’t see the Medal of Honor that was bestowed on him Monday as his alone.

The nation’s highest military honor, awarded for bravery and gallantry, is “ours, not mine. It represents the sacrifices we all made,” Pitts said in an interview, referring to his fellow soldiers, “and it’s a memorial for all the guys that didn’t come home.”

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