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Marine awarded with Medal of Honor speaks at Camp Lejeune

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CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. - A Marine, honored with a top award, inspired fellow Marines Friday, aboard Camp Lejeune.

President Obama awarded Corporal Kyle Carpenter the prestigious "Medal of Honor."
     
He came to Jacksonville to speak to the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force, among many others.
     
Corporal Carpenter earned the nation's highest military honor for his actions in Afghanistan.
    
In November of 2010, he saved another Marine's life by jumping on a live grenade.

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