Category: United States of America, Military Decorations

Categories: Military Decorations | United States of America

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Awards and decorations of the United States Military are the military awards including decorations which recognize service and personal accomplishments while a member of the United States Armed Forces. Together with military badges, such awards are a means to outwardly display the highlights of a service member's career. - Wikipedia

The US Department of Defense has descriptions of the awards, pictures and lists of recipents, but the lists may be incomplete. - US Department of Defense

The top three awards are ranked:

  1. Medal of Honor
  2. Distinguished Service Cross; Navy Cross; Air Force Cross
  3. Silver Star Medal

This is a high level category, individual profiles should not be assigned - use the actual award. People who are recipients of the Medal of Honor or Purple Heart should be also be represented on the Roll of Honor Project Medal of Honor (Roll of Honor)

WIA/Purple Heart (Roll of Honor)

For a more complete list of Medals of the United States, see the Free Space Profile page for Military Decorations, United States of America.

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