Chandler, Romesha toast to the fallen

By Sgt. Laura BuchtaFebruary 14, 2013

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/.
1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – 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/. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Laura Buchta) VIEW ORIGINAL