Video: North Dakota Oil Worker Awarded Medal Of Honor

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I wrote last week about Army Staff Sgt. Clinton Romesha, currently an oil worker in North Dakota’s Bakken formation, being awarded the Medal of Honor. Romesha is getting his award from President Obama today.

You can watch the video here:

North Dakota’s congressional delegation also paid tribute to Romesha. Here’s Senator Heidi Heitkamp:

Senator John Hoeven:

Congressman Kevin Cramer:

If you’re interested, CNN reporter Jake Tapper has an excellent book out about Romesha and Compound Outpost Keating called The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor.

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Rob Port is the editor of SayAnythingBlog.com. In 2011 he was a finalist for the Watch Dog of the Year from the Sam Adams Alliance and winner of the Americans For Prosperity Award for Online Excellence. In 2013 the Washington Post named SAB one of the nation's top state-based political blogs, and named Rob one of the state's best political reporters. He writes a weekly column for several North Dakota newspapers, and also serves as a policy fellow for the North Dakota Policy Council.

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