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Medal of Honor recipient Clinton Romesha and the Battle of Kamdesh

CNN's Jake Tapper reports on Medal of Honor recipient and former US Army Staff Sergeant Clinton Romesha. President Barack Obama yesterday awarded Romesha the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Battle of Kamdesh on Oct. 3, 2009. Part One of CNN's special is embedded above; all six installments of the report can be found at the Facebook page for "The Outpost," Tapper's book on the battle at Combat Outpost Keating.

READER COMMENTS: "Medal of Honor recipient Clinton Romesha and the Battle of Kamdesh"

Posted by gb at February 13, 2013 12:28 AM ET:

This hero is so humble, it boggles the mind. He is hewn from the same timber as the men from the greatest generations of war fighters. God bless U.S Warriors!

Posted by Green1Delta at February 13, 2013 2:37 PM ET:

Too bad these boys' lives were so carelessly gambled on such a useless and poorly chosen position. Such a waste, as usual.

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