9/11 Heroes Medal of Valor awarded posthumously to James A. Romito
. The medal is gold-colored with a light-blue enameled five-pointed star surrounded by a laurel wreath. In the center of the star is a dark-blue pentagon with a gilt disc in the center depicting the Twin Towers and an eagle holding the shield of the United States and laurel. "9-11-01" is printed below. The medal hangs from a smaller gold-colored disc with the letter "H" printed inside a keystone, surrounded by a wreath of laurels. The medal is attached to a gold, blue, and white-striped ribbon. Enclosed in the medal presentation box are two corresponding cuff links. On the back of the medal is raised text: "For Heroism, Valor | And the | Ultimate Sacrifice | James A. Romito."