William Swenson

President Barack Obama gives former U.S. Army Captain William Swenson the Medal of Honor during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House on Oct. 15, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Medal of Honor Recipient Asks to Return to Duty

The former Army captain who received the Medal of Honor on Tuesday has asked to return to active duty in the Army, a rare move by an officer who has lived to wear the military’s highest award.