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The process for receiving the Medal of Honor, often inaccurately referred to as the Congressional Medal of Honor, is intricate. First, the individual must exhibit an extraordinary act of valor in combat. After this deed ... More »

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Some of the most well-known Medal of Honor recipients include Staff Sergeant Clinton Romesha, Sergeant Dakota Meyer and Sergeant Leroy Petry. These Medal of Honor recipients are remarkable because they were able to recei... More »

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Some American Korean War medals and ribbons include the Korea Defense Service Medal and the Korean Service Medal. The Republic of Korea awarded soldiers the Korean Service Medal and the Korean Presidential Unit Citation.... More »

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The Medal of Saint Benedict is a medal that contains the symbols of Saint Benedict, and it is used in honor of him. It is considered one of the oldest medals used by Roman Catholics. Use of the medal of Saint Benedict wa... More »

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About.com hosts a comprehensive list of medals awarded by the U.S. Army as of 2015, which include the Medal of Honor, the Distinguished Service Cross and the Purple Heart. More than 80 individual types of medals exist, m... More »

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Leonard A. Funk and Audie L. Murphy were both notable Medal of Honor recipients from World War II. At the time of their citations, Funk was a First Sergeant and Murphy was a Second Lieutenant, both in the army. More »

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Some of the service medals and awards of the U.S. Military include, in descending order, the Medal of Honor, Distinguished Service Cross, Distinguished Service Medal, Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cr... More »

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