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LDS Soldier Recounts Medal of Honor Actions

Clinton Romesha got a standing ovation at BYU on Thursday - for doing his job. That's the same response he gave when he was told he was to receive the Medal of Honor from the Army. "I was just doing my job," he said.

Romesha, an LDS Soldier from California, received the honor in February and was also inducted into the Hall of Heroes. "They have demonstrated uncommon valor and extraordinary courage under fire," the Army's Chief of Staff, Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, said.

He is the fourth living service member to receive the medal for either Operation Iraqi Freedom or Operation Enduring Freedom. He received it for actions on Oct. 3, 2009 at Combat Outpost Keating in Afghanistan.

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