Honoring America’s Heroes

Recipient Database


Explore our searchable database for Medal of Honor recipients dating back to 1861.

Browse our interactive database to view recipients of the prestigious Medal of Honor. You may sort the database by clicking any of its headings. The search bar allows you to search by a recipient’s first and/or last name. Click a recipient’s name to view their biography.

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Name Service Branch Conflict Accredited To Place of Birth
Boyington, Gregory "Pappy","Coeur D'Alene Major Washington
Bonnyman, Alexander "Sandy",,Atlanta,5/2/1910,"U.S. Marine Corps First Lieutenant Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, 20-22 November 1943 NM
Bennett, Steven L U.S. Air Force Vietnam War Louisiana Texas
Davis, George Andrew U.S. Air Force Korean War Texas Texas
Day, George E U.S. Air Force Vietnam War Iowa Iowa
Dethlefsen, Merlyn Hans U.S. Air Force Vietnam War Iowa Iowa
Etchberger, Richard L U.S. Air Force Vietnam War Pennsylvania Pennsylvania
Fisher, Bernard Francis U.S. Air Force Vietnam Idaho California
Fleming, James P U.S. Air Force Vietnam Washington Missouri
Jackson, Joe M U.S. Air Force Vietnam Georgia Georgia
Jones, William A U.S. Air Force Vietnam War Virginia Virginia
Levitow, John L U.S. Air Force Vietnam War Connecticut Connecticut
Loring, Charles J U.S. Air Force Korean War Maine Maine
Pitsenbarger, William H U.S. Air Force Vietnam War
Sebille, Louis J U.S. Air Force Korean War Michigan Michigan
Sijan, Lance P U.S. Air Force Vietnam War Wisconsin Wisconsin
Thorsness, Leo K U.S. Air Force Vietnam Minnesota Minnesota
Walmsley, John S U.S. Air Force Korean War Maryland Maryland
Wilbanks, Hilliard A U.S. Air Force Vietnam War Georgia Georgia
Young, Gerald O U.S. Air Force Vietnam War Illinois Illinois
Adams, James F U.S. Army Civil War West Virginia West Virginia
Adams, John G B U.S. Army Civil War Massachusetts Massachusetts
Adams, Lucian U.S. Army World War II Texas Texas
Adams, Stanley T U.S. Army Korean War Kansas Kansas
Adams, William E U.S. Army Vietnam War Missouri Wyoming
3,517

Total Medals of Honor Awarded

2,451

Medals Awarded to Members of the US Army

748

Medals Awarded to Members of the US Navy

299

Medals Awarded to Members of the US Marines

18

Medals Awarded to Members of the US Air Force

1

Medals Awarded to Members of the US Coast Guard