Video: North Dakota Oil Worker Awarded Medal Of Honor


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.

Rob Port is the editor of, a columnist for the Forum News Service, and the host of the Rob (Re)Port on Fargo-based WDAY AM970 from 1-2pm weekdays.

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