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Kyle Chen

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Years of Service
Miyamura served in the military
for 8 years from 1945 - 1953 And fought in both WW2 and most notably The Korean War although he was held for 28 months as a Top Secret Medal of Honor Recipient.
Where was he Raised?
What was your Soldier's rank?
Miyamura was a Army Corporal, He was part of the 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division A member of Company H. And was sent to the Korean war in 1956, His highest rank however was being a Staff Sargent.
Kyle Chen
8/27/2018, Pd. 6
William Kyle Carpenter
Miyamura was borned in October 6, 1925, Gallup, N. Mex.
Miyamura was Stationed Near Taejon-ni, Korea,
24 and 25 April 1951, He was part of the 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division He was 26 year old when he was
sent out to join the Korean War. His troop was
occupying a defensive position when the
Chinese attacked.
Job: Army
Was The first top
secret medal of
honor recipient.

What year did your soldier get awarded with the Medal of Honor.
On August 20, 1953 Miyamura was informed that he had earned the Medal of Honor and President Dwight D. Eisenhower Presented him the medal on October 1953 at the White House.
Miyamura was born in Gallup, New Mexico to Japanese immigrant parents, making him a Nisei, a second-generation Japanese American. His parents had moved there in 1923 and bought a 24-hour diner. He was the fourth of nine children. His mother died when he was 11.

He got the nickname "Hershey" because his teacher could not pronounce his first name.
Carpenter deployed as a Private First Class and was a Corporal for most of his Career.
William Kyle Carpenter (born 17 October 1989) is a medically retired United States Marine who received the United States' highest military honor, the Medal of Honor, for his actions in Marjah, Helmand Province, Afghanistan in 2010. Carpenter is the youngest living Medal of Honor recipient.
On 19 June 2014, Corporal Carpenter was awarded the Medal of Honor in a ceremony at the White House, Presented by Barack Obama.
After completing his initial training at the Camp Geiger School of Infantry, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Private First Class Carpenter was assigned to Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines, Regimental Combat Team One, 1st Marine Division (Forward), 1st Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), in Helmand Province, Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, where he served as a Squad Automatic Weapon (SAW) gunner from September 2009 to November 2010, Although he continued to fight in the War until 2011.
Awarded Medal of Honor in 1953
Borned in New Mexico
Both Corporals 92 Yrs Old
Fought in Korean War Both sacrified themselves for a comrade.
Awarded MOH on 2014
Borned in Mississippi.
Both Corporals
28 Yrs Old
Fought in Afghanistan War Both sacrified themselves for a comrade.
Carpenter was born in Jackson, Mississippi on 17 October 1989, and raised in Flowood by his parents Robert and Robin.[1] He is a graduate of W.W. King Academy in Batesburg, SC. He enlisted in the Marine Corps' delayed entry program at age 19 in February 2009, and completed Recruit

Training in July 2009 at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, South Carolina. After his July 2013 medical retirement, Carpenter enrolled at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, and received a degree in international studies in 2017.He is a 2013 initiate of the Chi-Omega chapter of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity at the University of South Carolina.
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