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President Obama official schedule and guidance, Feb. 11, 2013. Medal of Honor to Clinton Romesha

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Office of the Press Secretary


February 10, 2013



In the morning, the President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

In the afternoon, the President will award Clinton Romesha, a former active duty Army Staff Sergeant, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry. Staff Sergeant Romesha will receive the Medal of Honor for his courageous actions while serving as a Section Leader with Bravo Troop, 3d Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division during combat operations against an armed enemy at Combat Outpost Keating, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan on October 3, 2009. He will be the fourth living recipient to be awarded the Medal of Honor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan. He and his family will join the President at the White House to commemorate his example of selfless service. The President's remarks in the East Room will be open press. The First Lady will also attend.

In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: Houston Chronicle

Radio: AURN


9:30AM In-Town Pool Call Time

10:10AM THE PRESIDENT receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

Oval Office

Closed Press

1:45PM THE PRESIDENT awards Clinton Romesha, a former active duty Army Staff Sergeant, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry; THE FIRST LADY also attends

The East Room

Open Press (Pre-Set 11:45AM--Final Gather 1:10PM--North Doors of the Palm Room

Briefing Schedule

12:30PM Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney


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