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By Michelle Tan, Staff writer
For more than six years, former Sgt. Kyle White knew he had been nominated for the Medal of Honor.
On Tuesday, he will finally receive the nation’s highest award for valor, and, along with it, a sense of relief.
“Finally, our story can be told,” he said. “These guys were the best of us. To me, it’s important that their names are known. This is only one story, and this was more than six years ago. Since then, hundreds more sacrifices and hundreds other stories are out there.”
Five soldiers and one Marine were killed on Nov. 8, 2007, during a deadly enemy ambush in Afghanistan’s Nuristan province.