posted on Feb, 12 2013 @ 01:23 PM
Given the choice between a State of the Union, and hanging out with Army buddies I haven't seen in a long time and celebrating an anniversary, I'd
do the same as Romesha. He's been awarded the CMH, all he has to do if he should want to attend one is contact his Representative or Senator and say
"High, my name is SSG Clint Romesha, I had the opportunity to attend a State of the Union when I was awarded the CMH but it was my anniversary and I
wanted celebrate with her and spend some time with Army buddies who were in town, but I'd like to attend a State of the Union once in my life is
there any chance that you could get me there as your guest?" I don't think he would have a problem. That medal opens a lot of doors if you want it
to, including near automatic acceptance (if academically qualified) for your children to be accepted to the service academies.
I do wish Romesha, Meyer, Junta or some of the living recipients from past wars would come out strongly for the 2nd Amendment (Petry is still active
last I heard).