Clinton L., a former Staff Sergeant, In 1999, Romesha joined the Army. He traveled to Iraq twice in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and once in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. Staff Sergeant Romesha was assigned as a section leader for Bravo Troop, 3-61st Cavalry, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division at the time of the devastating attack on Combat Outpost (COP) Keating on October 3, 2009. He has received various accolades and decorations, including the Medal of Honor, which has only been awarded to twelve other people for their bravery in Iraq or Afghanistan.
In 2011, Romesha retired from the Army. He resides in North Dakota with his family.