CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR WINNERS | Roy Benavidez, Congressional Medal of Honor recipient.

Roy Benavidez, Congressional Medal of Honor recipient for his valorous actions in combat near Lộc Ninh, South Vietnam on May

This rare Tiffany Cross variant of the Medal of Honor was earned by Marine First Lieutenant Christian Schilt. Schilt served in WWI, the Banana Wars, WWII, and Korea.   His Medal of Honor citation follows:  Citation: During the progress of an insurrection at Quilali, Nicaragua, 6, 7, and 8 January 1928, 1st Lt. Schilt, then a member of a marine expedition which had suffered severe losses in killed and wounded, volunteered under almost impossible conditions to evacuate the wounded by air and…

This rare Tiffany Cross variant of the Medal of Honor was earned by Marine First Lieutenant Christian Schilt. Schilt served in WWI, the Banana Wars, WWII, and Korea.

Mary Edwards Walker in her later years, 1911. She received the Medal of Honor for her work as a surgeon during the US Civil War, the only woman to ever get one. In 1917 the Army tightened up the rules for what you had to do/be to get the MoH...and deleted 911 names from the Medal of Honor Roll, including hers. She kept her medal and wore it till her death. Jimmy Carter restored her medal posthumously.

Dr Mary Edwards Walker American feminist, abolitionist, prohibitionist, alleged spy, prisoner of war and surgeon. She is currently the only woman ever to receive the Medal of Honor.

World War I Double Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient Louis Cukela was born on May1, 1888. One of only 19 United States servicemen to be awarded two Medals of Honor. Served during World War I in the United States Marine Corps as a Sergeant in the 66th Company, 5th Marine Regiment. He was awarded two Medals of Honor - one from the Army and one from the Navy - for his bravery near

World War I Double Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient Louis Cukela was born…

Walter Ehlers, Medal of Honor winner, died on February 20, 2014 at the age of 94. He was one of only 12 men to receive a medal for his bravery during the Normandy invasion - and he was the last.

Walter Ehlers Infantry Regiment, Infantry Division), Medal of Honor winner, one of just two D-Day recipients who lived. The other seven were awarded posthumously. Walter’s brother was also killed in the fighting. Walter died on February 2014 at the age of

Van T. Barfoot (Chocktaw)  A Choctaw from Mississippi, and a Second Lieutenant in the Thunderbirds. On 23 May 1944, during the breakout from Anzio to Rome, Barfoot knocked out two machine gun nests and captured 17 German soldiers. Later that same day, he repelled a German tank assault, destroyed a Nazi fieldpiece and while returning to camp carried two wounded commanders to safety.

Van T Barfoot - Wonderful article attached- Served WWII, Korean & Vietnam Wars - Awarded Purple Heart - Choctaw Native

Medal of Honor Recipients | 16 May 1968 Corpsman,  Company M, Third Battalion, Fourth Marines, Third Marine Division. //  Threw himself on a grenade to save his comrades.  **MEDAL OF HONOR WINNER**

Hospital Corpsman Second Class Donald E. Ballard, US Navy Medal of Honor Recipient Quang Tri Province, Vietnam May

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