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US Army Special Forces soldier Roy Benavidez, Yaqui Indian (1935-1998). GI JOE action figure, Medal of Honor recipient .

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During the 4th to 5th of June 1971, Jon R. Cavaiani, would take action against the enemy with conspicuous gallantry, extraordinary heroism and intrepidity at the risk of his life, above and beyond the call of duty in Vietnam, and thereby later presented with the MOH after spending 2 years as a POW.

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The oldest and youngest Medal of Honor recipients together...The oldest recipient is Nicholas Oresko, age 95, where as the youngest is Dakota Meyer, age 23. Please share this amazing photo!

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U.S. Military Awards for Valor The site launched with the names of Medal of Honor recipients for actions since 9/11, and now lists recipients of the Distinguished Service Cross, Air Force Cross and Navy Cross. The services are continuing to compile the lists of Silver Star recipients to add to the site.

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Hispanic American Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients Staff Sgt. Ysmael R. Villegas Riverside, California, South Pacific WW II In 1997 the Marine Corps honored the nation's 39 Latino Medal of Honor recipients, 13 of whom were Marines. No ethnic group in the United States has been awarded more Medals of Honor per capita, according to a Marine statement at the the time. "The sacrifice and contributions of Mexican Americans in wartime are…

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Private First Class Ralph E. Dias, US Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient Que Son Mountains, Quang Nam Province, Vietnam November 12, 1969.

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