MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT FORMER MARINE LANCE CORPORAL WILLIAM "KYLE" CARPENTER TO VISIT CBS's "LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN," THURSDAY, JUNE 26
Former Marine Lance Corporal William "Kyle" Carpenter, recent recipient of the Medal of Honor, will visit the LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN, Thursday, June 26 (11:35 PM-12:37 AM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
Carpenter was presented with the nation's highest military award by President Barack Obama during a ceremony at the White House today. The Mississippi native, the eighth living recipient of the Medal of Honor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan, is being awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroism while in combat near the Marjah district, Helmand Province, Afghanistan. He is credited with attempting to shield a fellow Marine, Lance Cpl. Nick Eufrazio, from a grenade blast on a rooftop security post on November 21, 2010. Although Carpenter and Eufrazio sustained major injuries, both survived the blast.
Also visiting the LATE SHOW Thursday, June 26 is actor Mark Ruffalo, who stars in the new film "Begin Again," which opens in select theaters June 27 and nationwide July 2.
The LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN is a production of Worldwide Pants Incorporated. Barbara Gaines, Matt Roberts, Jude Brennan, Maria Pope, Eric Stangel, Justin Stangel and Rob Burnett are the executive producers. Jerry Foley is the director.
RATING: TV-PG (Rating may change on day of broadcast due to specific subject matter.)
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