Fri Jan 11, 2013, 05:25 PM
Tx4obama (36,974 posts)
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.
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Fri Jan 11, 2013, 08:16 PM
James48 (1,082 posts)
3. You can read the story of his action here:
Visit Army Times for the story and a map.