Veterans Day: Florida Medal of Honor recipient tells ...

The Medal of Honor is the highest military decoration, awarded to recognize American service men and women who have distinguished themselves by acts of valor. There are only 3,508 that have been ...

List of post-Vietnam War Medal of Honor recipients - Wikipedia

The Medal of Honor has been awarded to 30 U.S. servicemen for actions since Vietnam, seventeen to living recipients. The first post-Vietnam Medal of Honor recipients were two Delta Force snipers, MSG Gary Gordon and SFC Randy …

Vietnam Medal of Honor | PostalReporter.com

Vietnam Medal of Honor Recipients To be Recognized on Forever Stamp Sheet Stamps to be Dedicated Memorial Day at Vietnam Veterans Memorial WASHINGTON — Sun., March 8, marks the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the ground war in Vietnam with the deployment of 3,500 Marines.

Roy Perez Benavidez | Vietnam War | U.S. Army | Medal of ...

Medal of Honor Action Place: west of Loc Ninh, Cambodia Citation M/Sgt. (then S/Sgt.) Roy P. Benavidez, United States Army, who distinguished himself by a series of daring and extremely valorous actions on 2 May 1968 while assigned to Detachment B-56, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), 1st Special Forces, Republic of Vietnam.

Army - Medal of Honor Recipients - U.S. Military Awards ...

MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENTS. Note to users: To search this list for a specific name, hit both "Ctrl" and "F" on your keyboard. This will bring up your browser's "Find" function, where you can enter the last name of an individual and skip to them on the list. Additionally, you can jump to the letter of the alphabet that their last name starts with ...

Medal of Honor Recipients of the U.S. Navy in Vietnam

Medal of Honor Recipients of the U.S. Navy in Vietnam; Secretaries of the Navy and Key United States Naval Officers, 1950 - 1975; Aircraft Tailcodes; Enemy Aircraft Shot Down by Naval Aviators in Southeast Asia; Bibliography; Glossary

Living Medal of Honor Recipients of the Medal of Honor | CMOHS

Living Medal of Honor Recipients. John P. Baca. Vietnam War. 1970 - near Quan Loi, Phuoc Long Province, Republic of Vietnam. Donald E. Ballard. Vietnam War. 1968 - Quang Tri Province, Republic of Vietnam. Harvey Curtiss "Barney" Barnum Jr. Vietnam War.

All Medal of Honor Recipients: Stories Above and Beyond ...

View all digital collections for Medal of Honor recipients listed alphabetically. Since 1861, the Medal of Honor has been awarded to more than 3,000 members of the military. Bestowed by Congress, the award recognizes "valor in action against an enemy force." Medal of Honor citations are peppered with terms like "gallantry" and "intrepidity," and descriptions of …

Future cadets learn from three Vietnam era Medal of Honor ...

A Citadel Success Institute student asks a question of Medal of Honor recipients Michael Thornton, Sammy Davis and Harold Fritz at The Citadel in Charleston on Wednesday, July 14, 2021. The CSI students asked the men questions during the visit. One student from Ohio asked about the relationship between bravery and leadership.

Medical Personnel & the Medal of Honor - The National ...

Angels of Mercy. Corpsmen, Medics, Doctors, Dentists, and Surgeons who have been awarded the Medal of Honor. While most associate the Medal of Honor with acts of heroic combat, 82 medics, surgeons, corpsmen, medical evacuation pilots, and stretcher-bearers have also been awarded our nation's highest military decoration.

Vietnam War - Home of Heroes - Medal of Honor & Military ...

By 1963, nearly 16,300 U.S. military officers were on the ground in Vietnam. As the South lost critical battles in the war, the U.S. continued to send in troops and began launching airstrikes on North Vietnam per President Lyndon Johnson's orders. …

Medal of Honor Citations: Vietnam War - Mishalov

Medal of Honor Citations. Vietnam War 1964-1972. A complete and official catalog of the 246 Medal of Honor citations issued for combat actions during the Vietnam War Listed below are the official military citations for the 246 men who were awarded the Medal of Honor for combat actions during the Vietnam War.

What MSG Roy Benavidez Did to Receive the Medal of Honor

On one fateful day in Vietnam, Master Sergeant Roy Benavidez became a special operations legend with actions that ultimately resulted in him receiving the Medal of Honor. Born in 1935 in the rural Texas town of Lindenau, he was the child of a Mexican-American farmer father and a mother who was a Yaqui Native American.

Captain Gary Michael Rose | Medal of Honor Recipient | U.S ...

Rose was awarded the Medal of Honor for actions during Operation Tailwind in Southeastern Laos during the Vietnam War, Sept. 11-14, 1970. Then-Sgt. Rose was assigned to the 5th Special Forces ...

Vietnam War - National Medal of Honor Heritage Center

Vietnam War. Four Tennesseans received the Medal of Honor during the Vietnam War, including Sergeant Mitchell Stout, who displayed unyielding courage when he picked up an enemy-thrown grenade and used his body to shield and protect his fellow soldiers in the bunker at the expense of his own life.

Biden grants Medal of Honor to first black soldier since ...

Biden grants Medal of Honor to first black soldier since Vietnam. US President Joe Biden has bestowed the nation's highest military award on three soldiers, including the first black serviceman to ...

How this soldier earned the Medal of Honor while stoned ...

One U.S. troop even earned the nation's highest honor while high on it. Peter Lemon was stationed at Fire Support Base Illingworth in Tay Ninh province, South Vietnam on Apr. 1, 1970. It was that day he became one of the youngest-ever Medal of Honor recipients at just 20 years old. He was born in Toronto, an immigrant who willfully joined the ...

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But he's perhaps most well-known for his leadership during an intense battle in Vietnam, which earned him the Medal of Honor. Rogers was born on Sept. 6, 1929, and grew up with his brother and ...

Irish-American was the first to receive Medal of Honor ...

Irish-American Marine was the first to receive Medal of Honor during Vietnam War Sergeant Robert Emmett O'Malley was shot in the chest, arm, and legs during an evacuation in 1965 but fought on so ...

Medal of Honor Vietnam : MedalofHonor

Medal of Honor Vietnam. Imagine ripple effect studios makes a Vietnam based MoH game an era where the series has never been plus it's been so long since we got a Vietnam based game and it's an era where the developers could still use somewhat modernish weapons. Thoughts. I would buy any Medal of Honor game on console, but with EA, we ...

List of post-Vietnam War Medal of Honor recipients - Wikipedia

The Medal of Honor has been awarded to 30 U.S. servicemen for actions since Vietnam, seventeen to living recipients. The first post-Vietnam Medal of Honor recipients were two Delta Force snipers, MSG Gary Gordon and SFC Randy Shughart, who volunteered to defend a downed helicopter pilot in the 1993 Battle of Mogadishu in Somalia; the medals ...

Medal of Honor Recipients of the U.S. Navy in Vietnam

Appendix A: Medal of Honor Recipients of the U.S. Navy in Vietnam Ballard, Donald, HM3, USN Capodanno, Vincent R., LT, CHC, USNR Caron, Wayne M., HM3, USN Estocin, Michael J., …

Vietnam War Awards & Decorations | Vietnam War Medals

The Armed Forces Honor Medal 1st Class was awarded to commissioned officers and the 2nd Class Medal was awarded to warrant officers and enlisted personnel. Civil Action Medal 1st and 2nd Class: The Civil Action Medal 1st and 2nd Class, also known as the Vietnam Civil Actions Medal or Civil Actions Medal, was established in 1964. It was awarded ...

Here Are The 24 Heroic Stories Behind Today's Medals Of Honor

Vietnam veterans Melvin Morris (center), Jose Rodela (obscured) and Santiago J. Erevia (left) received the Medal of Honor from President Obama at the White House on Thursday. Old wrongs were ...

Biden awards Medal of Honor to 3 soldiers for actions in ...

3 Army service members receive Medal of Honor... 02:11 In a solemn ceremony at the White House on Thursday, three U.S. soldiers were honored with the nation's highest military award. Two ...

Vietnam War Awards & Decorations | Vietnam War Medals

For the Vietnam War the medal was awarded by the Vietnamese government to members of the South Vietnamese military and members of the U.S. Armed Forces. The medal has multiple clasps, or devices, denoting the year of service. The medal with the 1960 clasp signifies involvement in the Vietnam War.

List of post-Vietnam War Medal of Honor recipients ...

The Medal of Honor was created during the American Civil War and is the highest military decoration presented by the United States government to a member of its armed forces. The recipients must have distinguished themselves at the risk of their own life above and beyond the call of duty in action against an enemy of the United States. Since the April 1975 end of …

Medal of Honor - Vietnam

Medal of Honor - Vietnam Medal of Honor - Vietnam * ANDERSON, JAMES, JR. Private First Class, U.S. Marine Corps, 2d Platoon, Company F, 2d Battalion, 3d Marines, 3d Marine Division. Republic of Vietnam, 28 February 1967. Entered service at: Los Angeles, Calif. Born: 22 January 1947, Los Angeles, Calif.

Vietnam War Medals and Their Meanings - Medals of America

Build Your Medal Rack. Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal. The Republic of Vietnam Campaign medal was introduced during the First Indochina war and the Second Indochina War, the Vietnam War. It is a foreign medal created by the Vietnamese government that was authorized for wear on American troops as of December 1966 for their service in …

First Medal of Honor recipient in Vietnam War lives in ...

Johnson pinned the Medal of Honor on the 23-year-old. Nick Bradshaw Robert Emmett O'Malley is a former United States Marine who was the first Marine recipient of the Medal of Honor in the Vietnam War.

Medal of Honor Recipients to Dedicate Vietnam War Stamps ...

Medal of Honor: Vietnam War Prestige Folio The prestige folio stamp sheet depicts 48 of the more than 50 living Vietnam War recipients (some chose not to have their name and/or photograph included). The folio, which lists the names of the recipients, is modeled after the World War II and Korean War Medal of Honor prestige folio stamp sheets ...

List of Medal of Honor recipients for the Vietnam War ...

248 During the Vietnam War 248 Medals of Honor were received of which 156 of them …

Remembering 1LT George Sisler, MACVSOG, Medal of Honor

Remembering 1LT George Sisler, MACVSOG, Medal of Honor. George Sisler was an Intelligence Officer, Green Beret, and a member of the Military Assistance Command Vietnam, Studies and Observations ...

List of Medal of Honor recipients for the Vietnam War ...

Due to the nature of this medal it is commonly presented after the recipient has been killed (posthumously). During the Vietnam War 248 Medals of Honor were received of which 156 of them were presented posthumously. Soldiers of the …

Sergeant Port Medal of Honor Vietnam - YouTube

Sergeant William Port born October 31, 1941, in Petersburg, PA, enlisted in the US Army as an infantryman. PFC Port was assigned to Company C, 5th Battalion...

List of Medal of Honor recipients for the Vietnam War ...

262 During the Vietnam War and in the following twelve months, 235 Medals of Honor were awarded and since 1978 a further 26 awards have been presented. Of the total of 261 awards, 174 were to the US Army, 15 to the US Navy, 58 to the USMC and 14 to the USAF. These totals do not include the award to the Vietnam Unknown Soldier.

Vietnam War Medal of Honor Recipients

Navy Medal of Honor: Vietnam War 1964-1975 These individuals earned the Navy Medal of Honor during the period specified. Their names are followed by …

List of post-Vietnam War Medal of Honor recipients - Wikipedia

The Republic of Vietnam Armed Forces Honor Medal ( Vietnamese: Danh-Dự Bội-Tinh) was a military decoration of South Vietnam that was first created on January 7, 1953. The medal was awarded in 1st and 2nd classes and reached its height of …