President Obama Confers Medal Of Honor On Former Staff Sgt Clinton Romesha : News Photo

President Obama Confers Medal Of Honor On Former Staff Sgt Clinton Romesha

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WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 11: Former active duty Army Staff Sergeant Clinton Romesha (R) greets MacAidan Gallegos (C), whose father Army Sgt. Justin Gallegos had served in the same regiment as Romesha and died in Afghanistan along with seven other soldiers in 2009, after he was presented with the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry by U.S. President Barack Obama at the White House House February 11, 2013 in Washington, DC. Romesha received the Medal of Honor for actions during combat operations against an armed enemy at Combat Outpost Keating, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan on October 3, 2009. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 11: Former active duty Army Staff Sergeant Clinton Romesha (R) greets MacAidan Gallegos (C), whose father Army Sgt. Justin Gallegos had served in the same regiment as Romesha and died in Afghanistan along with seven other soldiers in 2009, after he was presented with the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry by U.S. President Barack Obama at the White House House February 11, 2013 in Washington, DC. Romesha received the Medal of Honor for actions during combat operations against an armed enemy at Combat Outpost Keating, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan on October 3, 2009. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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