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Is there a list of Silver Star recipients from the Vietnam War?

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An official government supplied list of Silver Star recipients from the Vietnam War does not exist. It is estimated that since the Silver Star decorations introduction in WWI, 100,000 to 150,000 Silver Stars have been awarded.

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The Silver Star can be awarded to members of any branch of the military for bravery in combat. While there is no official list of Silver Star recipients from the Vietnam war, an unofficial list of recipients that covers all conflicts and branches of the military is being compiled at the website HomeOfHeroes.com. This unofficial list is a work in progress, and the shear number of recipients makes the compilation of any Silver Star recipient list a difficult task.

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