Afghan war hero receives Medal of Honor

Associated Press
In this Jan. 16, 2013 file photo Clint Romesha, a North Dakota veteran set to receive the Medal of Honor for courageous action during a 13-hour firefight in Afghanistan, right, speaks at a news conference alongside his wife, Tammy, Wednesday in Minot, N.D. Romesha, 31, will receive the nation's highest military decoration for valor at the White House on Feb. 11. (AP Photo/The Minot Daily News, Eloise Ogden)

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President Barack Obama on Feb. 11 awarded former Army Staff Sgt. Clinton Romesha the Medal of Honor for actions taken in a 2009 firefight in Afghanistan.

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