Medal of Honor recipient receives stone at memorial On Oct. 3, 2009, Staff Sgt. Clinton Romesha went above and beyond the call of duty. Those actions earned him the nation’s highest military decoration: the medal of honor. He earned the honor while his force of 85 soldiers defended an attack of around 300 Taliban fighters that surrounded them on three sides. The fight is known as the Battle of Kamdesh. During the struggle, Romesha held his command after being injured in the neck, shoulder and arms by a rocket-propelled grenade. He received his Medal of Honor in February 2013 from President Barack Obama and was on PSU’s campus on April 25 and 26. While he…
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