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Pvt. Henry Svehla, Medal of Honor (c.1932 - 1952)

"Squeeky"

Henry Svehla was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for his heroism in the act that cost him his life. More than 50 years later, in a review of his action, his award was upgraded to the Medal of H...

11/21/2012

John Page never realized his dream of a West Point education due to poor eyesight, so he attended Princeton University, graduating in 1926 with a degree in engineering and an ROTC commission. During WW...

5/4/2012

Charles F Pendleton (1931 - 1953)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Corporal Charles F. Pendleton (ASN: 25916461), United States Army,...

5/4/2012

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Staff Sergeant William Edward Shuck, Jr. (MCSN: 658047), United St...

4/16/2012

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Lieutenant (Infantry) James Lamar Stone (ASN: 0-65096), United States Ar...

3/27/2012

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Second Lieutenant Jerome Aubrey Sudut (ASN: 0-2263203), United Sta...

3/23/2012

William "Doc" R. Charette, Medal of Honor (1932 - 2012)

"William "Doc" Charette"

Corpsman William Charette was designated the Korean War veteran to select from the remains of three unidentified combat casualties, the Unknown Soldier of the Korean War. Born on March 29, 1932, in L...

3/19/2012

Charles William Turner (1921 - 1950)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Sergeant First Class Charles William Turner (ASN: 20157371), Unite...

3/2/2012

Joseph Vittori (1929 - 1951)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Corporal Joseph Vittori (MCSN: 645720), United States Marine Corps...

2/28/2012

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Captain John Springer Walmsley, Jr. (AFSN: AO-815023), United Stat...

2/16/2012

Lewis George Watkins (1925 - 1952)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Staff Sergeant Lewis George Watkins (MCSN: 1152688), United States...

2/16/2012

Travis Earl Watkins (1920 - 1950)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Master Sergeant Travis Earl Watkins (ASN: RA-6295287), United Stat...

2/16/2012

Ernest Edison West MP

"Ernie"

Wurtland, Greenup, Kentucky, USA

Wurtland, Greenup, Kentucky, USA

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Ernest Edison West (ASN: 52151286), United States Army, for conspicuou...

2/10/2012

Benjamin F Wilson (1922 - 1988)

Benjamin Wilson was a Corporal stationed at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, on December 7, 1941. Subsequently obtaining an O.C.S. commission, he volunteered repeatedly for combat duty during WWII, but rema...

1/23/2012

Richard Gene Wilson (1931 - 1950)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Private First Class Richard Gene Wilson (ASN: 17252005), United St...

1/23/2012

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Staff Sergeant William Gordon Windrich (MCSN: 266468), United Stat...

1/23/2012

Bryant Homer Womack (1931 - 1952)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Private Bryant Homer Womack (ASN: 53101317), United States Army, f...

1/23/2012

Robert Sidney Kennemore (1920 - 1989)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Staff Sergeant Robert Sidney Kennemore (MCSN: 285921), United States Mar...

12/12/2011

Reginald B Desiderio (1912 - 1950)

Reginald Desiderio entered active duty in the U.S. Army from the California National Guard, when his unit was federalized in 1941. With an O.C.S. Commission, he served during the war in Southern France...

12/12/2011

Medal of Honor recipient William Dean graduated from the University of California at Berkeley in 1922. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the California National Guard in 1921, he was tendered a Re...

12/12/2011

Robert Harley Young (1929 - 1950)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Private First Class Robert Harley Young (ASN: 19255270), United St...

12/12/2011

James Irsley Poynter (1916 - 1950)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Sergeant James Irsley Poynter (MCSN: 369715), United States Marine...

12/12/2011

William Troy (1848 - 1907)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Ordinary Seaman William Troy, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in...

12/12/2011

Daniel Paul Matthews (1931 - 1953)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Sergeant Daniel Paul Matthews (MCSN: 1185342), United States Marin...

12/12/2011

Jack William Kelso (1934 - 1952)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to KELSO, JACK WILLIAM Rank and organization: Private First Class, U.S. Marine...

12/12/2011

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to MORELAND, WHITT L. Rank and organization: Private First Class, U.S. Marine ...

11/9/2011

Charles L Gilliland (1933 - d.)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to GILLILAND, CHARLES L. Rank and organization: Corporal (then Pfc.), U.S. Army, C...

11/7/2011

Gilbert Georgie Collier (1930 - 1953)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to COLLIER, GILBERT G. Rank and organization: Sergeant (then Cpl.), U.S. Army, Com...

11/7/2011

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to BURKE, LLOYD L. Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, U.S. Army, Company G...

11/7/2011

Harold Edward Wilson (1921 - d.)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to WILSON, HAROLD E Rank and organization: Technical Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps R...

10/31/2011

Ola Lee Mize (1931 - d.)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to MIZE, OLA L. Rank and organization: Master Sergeant (then Sgt.), U.S. Army, Com...

10/31/2011

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to McLAUGHLlN, ALFORD L. Rank and organization: Private First Class, U.S. Marine C...

10/31/2011

ARCHIE VAN WINKLE, Col (1925 - 1986)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to VAN WINKLE, ARCHIE Rank and organization: Staff Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps Res...

10/24/2011

Fernando Luis Garcia, PFC MP (1929 - 1951)

Private First Class Fernando Luis García (October 14, 1929 – September 5, 1952), a member of the United States Marines, was the first Puerto Rican, from a total of five, to be awarded the...

7/9/2011

Edward Gomez, PFC MP (1952 - 1951)

Private First Class Edward Gomez (August 10, 1932 – September 14, 1951) was a United States Marine from Omaha, Nebraska who posthumously received the Medal of Honor — the United States' h...

7/9/2011

Ambrosio Guillen, SSG MP (1929 - 1953)

Staff Sergeant Ambrosio Guillen (December 7, 1929–July 25, 1953) was a United States Marine who was posthumously award the Medal of Honor — the United States' highest military honor ...

7/9/2011

Rodolfo "Rudy" P Hernandez, CPL MP

"Rudy"

Fayetteville, NC, USA

Fayetteville, NC, USA

Rodolfo Perez "Rudy" Hernandez (born April 14, 1931) is a former United States Army soldier who received the Medal of Honor — America's highest military decoration — for his actions in th...

7/9/2011

Baldomero Lopez, 1LT MP (1925 - 1950)

Baldomero Lopez (August 23, 1925 – September 15, 1950) was a first lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War. He posthumously received the Medal of Honor for smothering ...

7/9/2011

Benito Martinez, CPL MP (1932 - 1952)

Corporal Benito Martinez (April 21, 1932-September 6, 1952) was a United States Army soldier who posthumously received the Medal of Honor — the United States' highest military decoration —...

7/9/2011

Eugene Arnold Obregon, PFC MP (1930 - 1950)

Eugene Arnold Obregon (November 12, 1930 – September 26, 1950) was a United States Marine who was posthumously awarded the United States' highest military decoration for valor — the Medal...

7/9/2011

Hiroshi H. "Hershey" Miyamura (born in Gallup, New Mexico on October 6, 1925) is a former United States Army soldier and a recipient of the U.S. military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for h...

6/24/2011

William Henry Thompson, PVT MP (1927 - 1950)

William Henry Thompson (August 16, 1927 – August 23, 1950) was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his action...

5/20/2011

Cornelius H Charlton, SGT MP (1929 - 1951)

Cornelius H. Charlton (July 24, 1929 – June 2, 1951) was a United States Army soldier and a posthumous recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his...

5/20/2011

PFC Charles George, Medal of Honor (1932 - 1952)

""Tsali""

Charles George (August 23, 1932–November 30, 1952) was a U.S. Army soldier who received the Medal of Honor for his actions in combat on November 30, 1952, during the Korean War. He was fatally w...

5/14/2011

Tony Kenneth Burris, SFC MP (1929 - 1951)

Tony Kenneth Burris (May 30, 1929 – October 9, 1951) was a soldier in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was posthumously received the Medal of Honor for his actions on October 8, ...

5/14/2011

Raymond Harvey, LT Col MP (1920 - 1996)

Raymond Harvey (March 1, 1920 – November 18, 1996) was a lieutenant colonel in the United States Army who served during World War II and the Korean War. He received the Medal of Honor for his ac...

5/14/2011

Mitchell Red Cloud, JR, CPL MP (1924 - 1950)

Mitchell Red Cloud, Jr. (July 2, 1924, near Hatfield, Wisconsin – November 5, 1950, near Chonghyon, Korea) was a soldier in the United States Army during the Korean War. He posthumously received...

5/14/2011

PFC Leonard Harold Kravitz MP (c.1931 - 1951)

PFC Leonard Harold Kravitz, who was killed in action in the Korean War while defending against a Chinese attack and saving most of his platoon, and was posthumously awarded the Distinguished Service Cr...

4/15/2007