Military Medals and Decorations

Name the Military Medals and Decorations
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Last updated: July 16, 2014
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Highest US award for valor in combat
Medal of Honor
US award for valor not in combat
Soldier's Medal
US award for being wounded or killed in combat
Purple Heart
Awarded to any service member during Korea, Vietnam, Persian Gulf or GWOT
National Defense Service Medal
Highest Soviet award from the Soviet Union era
Hero of the Soviet Union
Awarded for being held captive (after 1917)
Prisoner of War Medal
Awarded for three years of not being caught! (No NJP/court martial)
Good Conduct Medal
Highest British award for valor
Victoria Cross
Second highest Army award for valor in combat
Distinguished Service Cross
Second highest Naval award for valor in combat
Navy Cross
Second highest Air Force award for valor in combat
Air Force Cross
Highest Prussian award for valor (nickname)
Blue Max
Highest ancient Roman award for valor
Grass Crown
Heroism or extraordinary achievement while participating in an aerial flight
Distinguished Flying Cross
Younger sibling of the above medal
Air Medal
Stellar medal that is the third highest award for valor
Silver Star
Younger sibling of the above medal
Bronze Star
Awarded for spending a period of time south of 60 degrees south latitude
Antarctic Service Medal
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