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Medal of Honor - Army (MoH)

This decoration was instituted by Congress in July 1862 for the Army. Eligible are officers and enlisted men of the Army and the Army Air Corps and the decoration is awarded for 'bravery in action involving actual conflict with the enemy' and then only to those who distinguish themselves conspiciously. The medal is different for each Service.

A bronze, five-pointed star resting on a laurel wreath, enamelled green. On each ray of the star is a green oak leaf. In the centre of the star, the head of Minerva in a circle with the inscription: 'The United States of America' The medal is suspended from a bar with the inscription 'valor'. On top of the bar is an eagle with wings spread.
The reverse of the bar shows the inscription 'The Congress to....(name of the recipient). The ribbon is light blue with thirteen white stars, representing the states from which the Union was originally formed.

Grid List
Femoyer, Robert Edward* October 31st, 1921
November 2nd, 1944

Fields, James H.* June 26th, 1920
June 17th, 1970

Fisher, Almond Edward* January 28th, 1913
January 7th, 1982

Fletcher, Frank Jack* April 29th, 1885
April 25th, 1973

Fournier, William Grant* June 21st, 1913
January 13th, 1943

Fowler, Thomas Weldon* October 31st, 1921
June 3rd, 1944

Fox, John Robert* May 18th, 1918
December 26th, 1944

Fryar, Elmer E.* 1915
December 8th, 1944

Funk, Leonard A. Jr.* August 27th, 1916
November 20th, 1992