Video: Soldier Receives Medal of Honor for Hostage Rescue Mission
September 11, 2020
President Donald J. Trump presented Army Sgt. Maj. Thomas P. Payne with the Medal of Honor for his heroic acts during Operation Inherent Resolve. Payne risked his life to help rescue dozens of hostages in Kirkuk province, Iraq, on Oct. 22, 2015.
Choose which Defense.gov products you want delivered to your inbox.