Clinton Romesha

An afghan hero

Clinton Romesha was the medal of honor recipient, and his brave story.

Clinton Romesha

Was attacked with 50 soldiers by 100 Taliban soldiers

Ø    Stepped up to the occasion and led the men to victory
Ø    8 other soldiers died  that day but he is still torn that he couldn’t save them
Ø    Set to receive the medal of honor Monday

Ø    Jake tapper is writing a book about this amazing person.

Ø     22 men were wounded out of the 50 including Clinton


what is the medal of honor

The medal of honor is the highest award a military personal can receive. The recipient must show amazing courage and heroism in a time of need.

Purple Heart (below)

A purple heart is rewarded to a soldier who comes home wounded heavily.  Example lose of legs, arms, etc.

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Citations

§  J A, Nick Christos Pg. Wordle - Create. Digital image. Wordle - Create. Wordle.net/create, Feb.-Mar. 2013. Web. 28 Feb. 2013

§  http://www.history.army.mil/moh.html

§  Reilly, Mollie. "Clinton Romesha To Be Awarded Medal Of Honor By Obama." The Huffington Post. TheHuffingtonPost.com, 11 Feb. 2013. Web. 28 Feb. 2013.

§  http://www.chieftain.com/news/local/medal-of-honor-recipient-downplays-heroic-actions-family-has-fond/article_c2ef9b06-6017-11e2-a4a0-0019bb2963f4.html?mode=image


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