Army captain who tackled suicide bomber gets Medal of Honor

Daily News Article - November 16, 2015


1. Who is Florent Groberg?

2. What is the Medal of Honor? Be specific. (see “Background” below the questions for details)

3. Why has Florent Groberg been awarded the Medal of Honor? (What did he do?) Be specific.

4. What words did President Obama use to describe Capt. Groberg and his actions?

5. a) How much do you know about each of the following people?  Why are they famous?

b) How many heroes of the Iraq or Afghanistan Wars can you name? Why do you think this is so?

6. Why is it important for Americans to know the stories of Florent Groberg and other soldiers like him?