Medal of Honor recipient tackled suicide bomber, saved lives

FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2013, file photo, Capt. Florent Groberg returns for the Change of Command ceremony for the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, at Fort Carson's Special Events Center, in Colo. On Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015, President Obama will present him with the Medal of Honor, which will make Groberg the 10th living recipient of the nation’s highest military award for actions in Afghanistan. (Christian Murdock/The Gazette via AP, File) MAGS OUT; MANDATORY CREDITARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — He tackled a suicide bomber while serving in Afghanistan, saving fellow soldiers’ lives while suffering a gruesome leg injury. During three years of recovery and more than 30 surgeries at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Army Capt. Florent Groberg was left with a lot of time to think.

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