HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Main » Latest Breaking News (Forum) » President Obama to Award ...
Introducing Discussionist: A new forum by the creators of DU

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 05:25 PM

President Obama to Award Medal of Honor

Source: White House

On February 11, 2013, President Barack Obama will award Clinton Romesha, a former active duty Army Staff Sergeant, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry.

Staff Sergeant Romesha will receive the Medal of Honor for his courageous actions while serving as a Section Leader with Bravo Troop, 3d Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division during combat operations against an armed enemy at Combat Outpost Keating, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan on October 3, 2009.

He will be the fourth living recipient to be awarded the Medal of Honor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan. He and his family will join the President at the White House to commemorate his example of selfless service.

Read more: http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2013/01/11/president-obama-award-medal-honor



Note: There are other sources reporting this, but I have used the White House link since they are the original source.

4 replies, 1353 views

Reply to this thread

Back to top Alert abuse

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 4 replies Author Time Post
Reply President Obama to Award Medal of Honor (Original post)
Tx4obama Jan 2013 OP
jody Jan 2013 #1
JustABozoOnThisBus Jan 2013 #2
James48 Jan 2013 #3
leanforward Jan 2013 #4

Response to Tx4obama (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 05:33 PM

1. If Obama would use his authority as CIC to bring my buddies home I'll lobby for MOH to him. nt

 

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to jody (Reply #1)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 05:50 PM

2. MOH? I'd put him up for a Nobel Peace prize

... er, wait ...

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to Tx4obama (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 08:16 PM

3. You can read the story of his action here:

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to James48 (Reply #3)

Fri Jan 11, 2013, 09:28 PM

4. Thank you for the lead to the story.

He was in some "stuff". I'll stand for the gentleman.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink

Reply to this thread