Medal of Honor Ceremony for Army Staff Sergeant Clinton Romesha

President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to former Army Staff Sergeant Clinton Romesha. Sergeant Romesha was honored for his actions… read more

President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to former Army Staff Sergeant Clinton Romesha. Sergeant Romesha was honored for his actions during an October 3, 2009, battle with the Taliban in eastern Afghanistan, during which eight American soldiers were killed and 24 others were wounded.

In remarks President Obama said U.S. troops should never again be asked to “defend the indefensible,” a reference to Sergeant Romesha’s outpost, which was positioned at the bottom of a valley, making it vulnerable to attack. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Medal of Honor Ceremony for Army Staff Sergeant Clinton Romesha

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Program ID:
310928-2
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
East Room, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 11, 2013
Last Aired:
Feb 16, 2013

Airing Details

  • Feb 11, 2013 | 1:47pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 11, 2013 | 5:26pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 11, 2013 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 12, 2013 | 12:01am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 12, 2013 | 6:28am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 15, 2013 | 12:51pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 16, 2013 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 16, 2013 | 8:15pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Feb 16, 2013 | 11:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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