The Early Years: Sergeant First Class Jared C. Monti, 2009 Medal ‹ Return to The Importance of Courageous Leadership May 30, 2018 Steve Tobak — No Comments A personal photo of Sergeant 1st Class Jared C. Monti, the first Soldier recipient for actions in Afghanistan/Operation Enduring Freedom. To learn more, visit: http://www.army.mil/medalofhonor/monti Never miss a postSign up here to receive my latest posts directly in your inbox. Never spammy, always interesting. Also, I'll send you an exclusive FREE chapter of my new book. I promise, you'll love it.PS: I'll never sell or give away your email address.