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.

To return to the full list, simply click the “Clear/View All” button.

Clear/View All
Name Service Branch Conflict Accredited To Place of Birth
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
Zussman, Raymond U.S. Army World War II Michigan Michigan
3,522

Total Medals of Honor Awarded

2,452

Medals Awarded to Members of the US Army

749

Medals Awarded to Members of the US Navy

300

Medals Awarded to Members of the US Marine Corps

19

Medals Awarded to Members of the US Air Force

1

Medals Awarded to Members of the US Coast Guard