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What is a military awards database?

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A military awards database is a resource to find lists of military award recipients. The database covers the U.S. Army, Navy, Marines and Air Force. Individuals can browse to find Medal of Honor, Silver Star, Navy Cross, Distinguished Service Cross and Air Force Cross recipients.

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The Medal of Honor is the highest award given to individuals by the U.S. government, presented to military members that go above and beyond the call of duty. The second highest awards given to individuals are the Distinguished Service and Air Force and Navy Cross awards. The Silver Star award is the third highest award given by the military.

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