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INDIVIDUAL BRAVERY & MERIT [REF]

The following is the reference section for US medals and decorations issued to or bestowed upon individuals for specific acts of bravery and/or individual merit performed by regulars and reserve personnel from all periods.

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AIR FORCE [REF]


  1. MEDAL OF HONOR [REF],
  2. AIR FORCE CROSS [REF],
  3. DEFENSE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL [REF],
  4. AIR FORCE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL [REF],
  5. SILVER STAR [REF],
  6. DEFENSE SUPERIOR SERVICE MEDAL [REF],
  7. LEGION OF MERIT [REF],
  8. DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS [REF],
  9. AIRMAN'S MEDAL [REF],
  10. BRONZE STAR [REF],
  11. PURPLE HEART [REF],
  12. DEFENSE MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL [REF],
  13. MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL [REF],
  14. AIR MEDAL [REF],
  15. AERIAL ACHIEVEMENT MEDAL [REF],
  16. JOINT SERVICE COMMENDATION MEDAL [REF],
  17. AIR FORCE COMMENDATION MEDAL [REF],
  18. JOINT SERVICE ACHIEVEMENT MEDAL [REF],
  19. AIR FORCE ACHIEVEMENT MEDAL [REF],
  20. AIR FORCE COMBAT ACTION MEDAL [REF],
  21. PRISONER OF WAR MEDAL [REF],
  22. COMBAT READINESS MEDAL [REF],
  23. AIR FORCE GOOD CONDUCT [REF],
  24. AIR RESERVE FORCES MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL [REF],
  25. OUTSTANDING AIRMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD [REF],
  26. AIR FORCE RECOGNITION RIBBON [REF]

The following is the reference section for US medals and decorations issued to or bestowed upon individuals by the Air Force for specific acts of bravery and/or individual merit performed by regulars and reserve personnel from all periods. **Please note that some early decorations can be found under the ARMY category if issued during the period that the Air Force was the Army Air Corps**

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H/506th 101st Airborne group - last post by BryanJ

ARMY [REF]


  1. MEDAL OF HONOR [REF],
  2. CERTIFICATE OF MERIT [REF],
  3. DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS [REF],
  4. DEFENSE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL [REF],
  5. ARMY DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL [REF],
  6. SILVER STAR [REF],
  7. DEFENSE SUPERIOR SERVICE MEDAL [REF],
  8. LEGION OF MERIT [REF],
  9. DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS [REF],
  10. SOLDIER'S MEDAL [REF],
  11. BRONZE STAR [REF],
  12. PURPLE HEART [REF],
  13. DEFENSE MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL [REF],
  14. MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL [REF],
  15. AIR MEDAL [REF],
  16. JOINT SERVICE COMMENDATION MEDAL [REF],
  17. ARMY COMMENDATION MEDAL [REF],
  18. JOINT SERVICE ACHIEVEMENT MEDAL [REF],
  19. ARMY ACHIEVEMENT MEDAL [REF],
  20. PRISONER OF WAR MEDAL [REF],
  21. ARMY GOOD CONDUCT [REF],
  22. ARMY RESERVE COMPONENTS ACHIEVEMENT MEDAL [REF],
  23. FOUR CHAPLAIN'S MEDAL [REF]

The following is the reference section for US medals and decorations issued to or bestowed upon individuals by the Army for specific acts of bravery and/or individual merit performed by regulars and reserve personnel from all periods.

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WW1 DSC - FRENCH MADE - last post by BigJohn#3RD

COAST GUARD [REF]


  1. MEDAL OF HONOR [REF],
  2. NAVY CROSS [REF],
  3. HOMELAND SECURITY DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL [REF],
  4. TRANSPORTATION DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL [REF],
  5. COAST GUARD DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL [REF],
  6. SILVER STAR [REF],
  7. DEFENSE SUPERIOR SERVICE MEDAL [REF],
  8. DEFENSE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL [REF],
  9. D.O.T. SECRETARY'S AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT [REF],
  10. LEGION OF MERIT [REF],
  11. DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS [REF],
  12. COAST GUARD MEDAL [REF],
  13. GOLD LIFESAVING MEDAL [REF],
  14. BRONZE STAR [REF],
  15. PURPLE HEART [REF],
  16. DEFENSE MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL [REF],
  17. MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL [REF],
  18. AIR MEDAL [REF],
  19. SILVER LIFESAVING MEDAL [REF],
  20. D.O.T. SECRETARY'S AWARD FOR MERITORIOUS ACHIEVEMENT [REF],
  21. JOINT SERVICE COMMENDATION MEDAL [REF],
  22. COAST GUARD COMMENDATION MEDAL [REF],
  23. D.O.T. SECRETARY'S AWARD FOR SUPERIOR ACHIEVEMENT [REF],
  24. JOINT SERVICE ACHIEVEMENT MEDAL [REF],
  25. COAST GUARD ACHIEVEMENT MEDAL [REF],
  26. NAVY & MARINE CORPS COMMENDATION MEDAL [REF],
  27. PRISONER OF WAR MEDAL [REF],
  28. COAST GUARD GOOD CONDUCT [REF],
  29. COAST GUARD RESERVE GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL [REF],
  30. NAVY & MARINE CORPS ACHIEVEMENT MEDAL [REF],
  31. COMBAT ACTION RIBBON [REF],
  32. COMMANDANT'S LETTER OF COMMENDATION RIBBON [REF],
  33. ENLISTED PERSON OF THE YEAR RIBBON [REF]

The following is the reference section for US medals and decorations issued to or bestowed upon individuals by the Coast Guard for specific acts of bravery and/or individual merit performed by regulars and reserve personnel from all periods.

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US Coast Guard Good Conduct... - last post by Mark M

MARINE CORPS [REF]


  1. MEDAL OF HONOR [REF],
  2. MARINE CORPS BREVET [REF],
  3. NAVY CROSS [REF],
  4. DEFENSE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL [REF],
  5. NAVY DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL [REF],
  6. SILVER STAR [REF],
  7. DEFENSE SUPERIOR SERVICE MEDAL [REF],
  8. LEGION OF MERIT [REF],
  9. DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS [REF],
  10. NAVY & MARINE CORPS MEDAL [REF],
  11. BRONZE STAR [REF],
  12. PURPLE HEART [REF],
  13. DEFENSE MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL [REF],
  14. MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL [REF],
  15. AIR MEDAL [REF],
  16. JOINT SERVICE COMMENDATION MEDAL [REF],
  17. NAVY & MARINE CORPS COMMENDATION MEDAL [REF],
  18. JOINT SERVICE ACHIEVEMENT MEDAL [REF],
  19. NAVY & MARINE CORPS ACHIEVEMENT MEDAL [REF],
  20. COMBAT ACTION RIBBON [REF],
  21. PRISONER OF WAR MEDAL [REF],
  22. MARINE CORPS GOOD CONDUCT [REF],
  23. SELECTED MARINE CORPS RESERVE MEDAL [REF]

The following is the reference section for US medals and decorations issued to or bestowed upon individuals by the Marine Corps (USMC) for specific acts of bravery and/or individual merit performed by regulars and reserve personnel from all periods.

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USMC Brevet Medal - last post by Mark M

NAVY [REF]


  1. MEDAL OF HONOR [REF],
  2. NAVY CROSS [REF],
  3. SPECIALLY MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL [REF],
  4. DEFENSE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL [REF],
  5. NAVY DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL [REF],
  6. LEGION OF MERIT [REF],
  7. DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS [REF],
  8. NAVY & MARINE CORPS MEDAL [REF],
  9. BRONZE STAR [REF],
  10. PURPLE HEART [REF],
  11. SILVER STAR [REF],
  12. DEFENSE MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL [REF],
  13. DEFENSE SUPERIOR SERVICE MEDAL [REF],
  14. MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL [REF],
  15. AIR MEDAL [REF],
  16. JOINT SERVICE COMMENDATION MEDAL [REF],
  17. NAVY & MARINE CORPS COMMENDATION MEDAL [REF],
  18. JOINT SERVICE ACHIEVEMENT MEDAL [REF],
  19. NAVY & MARINE CORPS ACHIEVEMENT MEDAL [REF],
  20. COMBAT ACTION RIBBON [REF],
  21. PRISONER OF WAR MEDAL [REF],
  22. NAVY GOOD CONDUCT [REF],
  23. NAVAL RESERVE MERITORIOUS SERVICE MEDAL [REF],
  24. BAILEY MEDAL [REF]

The following is the reference section for US medals and decorations issued to or bestowed upon individuals by the Navy for specific acts of bravery and/or individual merit performed by regulars and reserve personnel from all periods.

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Remembering Pearl Harbor -... - last post by warguy