Kyle Carpenter

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Birthday
17, 1989
Birthplace
Jackson, MS
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
17, 1989 (age 29)
Birthplace
Jackson, MS

About

For his bravery in Afghanistan, this United States Marine earned the prestigious Medal of Honor. While serving in Marjah, Helmand, Afghanistan, he suffered severe injuries while trying to shield a fellow soldier from an exploding grenade.

Before Fame

At the age of nineteen, he began his training with the United States Marine Corps.

Trivia

After his injuries forced him to end his military career, he entered the physical education and psychology degree programs at the University of South Carolina.

Family Life

He grew up in Flowood, Mississippi.

Associated With

Daniel Daly, who was born nearly a century before Carpenter, was also a U.S. Marine and a recipient of the Medal of Honor.