Soldier receives Medal of Honor for rescue mission in Iraq
At the White House. The president today also honored a military hero, giving the mantle of honor to a soldier who rescued people on a daring raid in Iraq in the East Room at the White House. U. S Army sergeant Major Thomas Paine, honored by the president with the nation's highest military decoration, the Congressional Medal of Honor Pain, an Army Ranger. Help rescue 75 hostages held by Isis during a night time special operations raid in October. 2015 in Iraq's cur cook, He saved multiple hostages, and he was The last man to leave. He wouldn't leave, no matter what they said no matter who orders him to do what? He wouldn't do it. He was the last one out. Who is one of the largest and most daring rescue missions in American history. The president praised pain for his speed, audacity and courage and said he went above and beyond the call to duty.