Medal of Honor Recipient Visits NYSE, Breaks Gavel

Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts helped close down the exchange with a bang

By Jenn Gidman,  Newser Staff

Posted Jul 24, 2014 11:16 AM CDT

(Newser) – On Monday, former Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts walked up to President Obama, shook his hand, and humbly accepted his Medal of Honor. Obama might have gotten off lightly because yesterday Pitts used that same hand to close the New York Stock Exchange with its... More »

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