Staff Sgt. Melvin Morris served two tours in Vietnam as a Green Beret. On one of those tours, he crossed enemy lines and took three shots to his chest and arm as he singlehandedly destroyed enemy barracks, all to retrieve the body of team sergeant, Sgt. 1st Class Ronald Hagan. He was recommended for consideration for the Medal of Honor, but it took decades before the honor was bestowed.

Hear Sgt. Morris’ story after he received an unexpected call from President Obama.

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