Chandler and Romesha toast to the fallen
Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III shares the stage with former Staff Sgt. Clinton L. Romesha, and his daugher Gwen, at a reception for the nation's newest recipient of the Medal of Honor. Romesha earned the award for acts of valor, Oct. 3, 2009, at Combat Outpost Keating in Afghanistan. He was presented the award Feb. 11, 2013, by the President Barack H. Obama at the White House, and was inducted into the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes the following day. Shown here, he and his daughter prepare to raise their glasses of soda to toast those who gave their lives in defense of fellow Soldiers. For more information about Romesha and his Medal of Honor citation, visit www.army.mil/medalofhonor/romesha/.

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