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
During the 4th to 5th of June 1971, Jon R. Cavaiani, would take action against the enemy with conspicuous gallantry, extraordinary heroism and intrepidity at the risk of his life, above and beyond the call of duty in Vietnam, and thereby later presented with the MOH after spending 2 years as a POW.
Corporal John H. Pruitt, US Marine Corps double Medal of Honor recipient Battle of Mont Blanc Ridge, France World War I October 4, 1918. Corporal Pruitt was awarded the Medal of Honor from both the Army & Navy for the same action. USS Pruitt (DD-347) was named in his honor.
John McGinty, Medal of Honor, Vietnam War - YouTube "I don't think I'm a hero. I thought a hero was someone who saves lives. I killed them. If it were me, I probably wouldn't give a damn but I wear this medal for my platoon."