Honoring America’s Heroes

Recipient Database


Read Medal of Honor recipient stories of heroism, bravery, and valor in action.

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 last name. Click a recipient’s name to view their biography.

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Name Service Branch Conflict Accredited To Place of Birth
Yabes, Maximo U.S. Army Vietnam War California California
Yano, Rodney J T U.S. Army Vietnam War Hawaii Hawaii
Yeager, Jacob F U.S. Army Civil War Pennsylvania Pennsylvania
Yntema, Gordon Douglas U.S. Army Vietnam War Maryland Maryland
York, Alvin C U.S. Army World War I Tennessee Tennessee
Young, Andrew J U.S. Army Civil War Pennsylvania Pennsylvania
Young, Benjamin F U.S. Army Civil War
Young, Calvary M U.S. Army Civil War Washington Washington
Young, Cassin U.S. Navy World War II Wisconsin District of Columbia
Young, Edward B U.S. Navy Civil War New Jersey New Jersey
Young, Frank Albert U.S. Marine Corps Boxer Rebellion Wisconsin Wisconsin
Young, Gerald O U.S. Air Force Vietnam War Illinois Illinois
Young, Horatio N U.S. Navy Civil War Maine Maine
Young, James M U.S. Army Civil War New York New York
Young, Marvin R U.S. Army Vietnam War Texas Texas
Young, Robert H U.S. Army Korean War California California
Young, Rodger W U.S. Army World War II Ohio Ohio
Young, William U.S. Navy Civil War New York New York
Younker, John L U.S. Army Civil War
Yount, John P U.S. Army Indian War Campaigns Indiana Indiana
Zabitosky, Fred William U.S. Army Vietnam War New Jersey New Jersey
Zeamer, Jay U.S. Army World War II Pennsylvania Pennsylvania
Ziegner, Hermann U.S. Army Indian War Campaigns
Zion, William U.S. Marine Corps Boxer Rebellion Indiana Indiana
Zuiderveld, William U.S. Navy Mexican Campaign (Vera Cruz) Michigan Michigan
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 Marine Corps

18

Medals Awarded to Members of the US Air Force

1

Medals Awarded to Members of the US Coast Guard