A MOH for SGT Clinton L. Romesha

In the Outpost, Jake Tapper covered the heroism behind the COP Keating attack. And now, SGT Clinton L. Romesha will receive the Medal of Honor for his brave efforts:

SGT Clinton L. Romesha, MOH
SGT Clinton L. Romesha, MOH

A former staff sergeant who helped repel one of the largest, most vicious battles against U.S. forces in Afghanistan will receive the Medal of Honor, the White House announced Friday.

Clinton L. Romesha, 31, will be the fourth living service member to receive the nation’s highest award for valor for actions in Afghanistan or Iraq. Seven other service members have posthumously been awarded the Medal of Honor for their actions in those wars.

Romesha will be awarded Feb. 11 at the White House.

Romesha was a section leader in B Troop, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division during the Oct. 3, 2009, attack on Combat Outpost Keating in eastern Afghanistan.

The hero Sergeant currently lives Minot, N.D., working as a field safety specialist for a profitable, oil-field construction firm. . .

6 thoughts on “A MOH for SGT Clinton L. Romesha”

  1. I am pleased that Obama is going to do this, and surprised. The young man deserves this, and more.
    Anybody want to bet that the Malignant Narcissist makes this about himself?
    So it goes…

    1. I was pleasantly surprised to hear this on the radio during my commute. I’ll bet we have many more great Americans who have stepped into the breach. . .

    2. Should we start an over/under pool on how many times the narcissist-in-chief says “I” or “me” during the ceremony?

      And a hearty Well Done and Thank You to SGT Romesha and his comrades.

  2. I’m surprised as well, Navy One…Obama merely pays lip service to this former military hero in the context of our currently engaged conflicts. Obama is dismantling our military as we speak and he is not a fan of our military, America or Americans for that matter….a man who supposedly represents all of America and isn’t supportive of all of us….and that remains the contradiction, the dichotomy and the hypocrisy…don’t get me started…..k

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