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Clint Romesha, a North Dakota veteran set to receive the Medal of Honor for courageous action during a 13-hour firefight in Afghanistan, speaks at a news conference alongside his wife, Tammy, on Wednesday in Minot, N.D. Romesha, 31, will receive the nation's highest military decoration for valor Feb. 11 at the White House.

'We weren't going to be beat that day'

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GRAND FORKS - The North Dakota oil-field worker who will become the nation's newest Medal of Honor recipient next month in Washington said quietly that it's not about him.


"For me, this isn't for me, it's for all the great things the platoon and the troops did that day," retired Staff Sgt. Clint Romesha said at a news conference Wednesday in Minot.

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