President Obama awards the Medal of Honor (9 images)

Former Army Staff Sergeant Clinton Romesha is awarded the Medal of Honor during a ceremony in the White House.
Updated: Feb. 11, 2013 at 3:09 PM
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President Barack Obama applauds as he deliver remarks before awarding the Medal of Honor to former Army Staff Sergeant Clinton Romesha in the East Room at the White House in Washington on February 11, 2013. Romesha is receiving the medal for his courageous actions while defending a combat outpost in Afghanistan in 2009. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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