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WATCH LIVE: Biden awards Medal of Honor to Army captain for daring helicopter rescue in Vietnam War

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will award the Medal of Honor on Tuesday to a Vietnam War Army helicopter pilot who risked his life by flying into heavy enemy fire to save four members of a reconnaissance team from almost certain death as they were about to be overrun.

The event is scheduled to begin at 3:30 p.m. ET. Watch in the player above.

Biden is recognizing retired Capt. Larry Taylor of Tennessee at the White House.

On the night of June 18, 1968, then-1st Lt. Taylor flew his Cobra attack helicopter to rescue the men after they had become surrounded by the…

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