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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
NameDate of birthDate of deathAwards
Ray, Bernard James09-06-192117-11-1944
Reese, James William16-04-192005-08-1943
Reese, John Noah, Jr.13-06-192309-02-1945
Riordan, Paul F.08-11-192008-02-1944
Rivers, Ruben21-10-191819-11-1944
Robinson, James E. Jr.10-07-191806-04-1945
Rodriguez, Cleto Luna26-04-192307-12-1990
Roeder, Robert E.25-07-191728-09-1944
Roosevelt, Theodore, Jr.13-09-188712-07-1944more
Ross, Wilburn Kirby12-05-192209-05-2017
Rudolph, Donald Eugene21-02-192125-05-2006
Ruiz, Alejandro Renteria26-06-192323-11-2009