President Obama will hold a rare Medal of Honor ceremony today at The White House.
The full story behind the honor awarded for combat operations against an armed enemy at Combat Outpost Keating, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan can be found below.
10:10AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing. Oval Office
1:45PM THE PRESIDENT awards Clinton Romesha, a former active duty Army Staff Sergeant, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry; THE FIRST LADY also attends. The East Room
12:30PM Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney
Whether you approve of the war or not, we need to be thankful for warriors like SSG Romesha! Selflessness and bravery personified! Congratulations SSG Romesha and thank you! Thank you, Mr President for taking time to recognize the sergeant!
Nice words Steveo. How to give credit where credit is due...
Couldn't agree more!
Anyone know if there will be a live broadcast of this presentation? Either on TV or Internet?
Really nice young man. He will be only the 4th living MO recipient from the WOT era.
the war sucks, but a hero is still a hero. Great move 2nd division