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Many of the HERO STORIES, history, citations and other information detailed in this website are, at least for now, available in PRINT or DIGITAL format from AMAZON.COM. The below comprise the nearly 4-dozen  "Home Of Heroes" books currently available.

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Medal of Honor Books

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This series of books contains the citations for ALL Medals of Honor awarded to that branch of service, with brief biographical data and photos of many of the recipients. Some of them also include citations for other awards, analysis of awards, data tables and analysis and more. These are LARGE volumes, each 8 1/2" x 11" and more than 500 pages each. Click on a book to find it on Amazon.com where you can find more details on what is contained in each book, as well as to get a free preview. Each volume is $24.95.

Heroes in the War on Terrorism

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NAVY    -  MARINES   -  AIR FORCE   - ARMY O.E.F.  - ARMY O.I.F.

These books contain the citations for nearly all of the awards of the Silve Star and higher to members of each branch of service in the War on Terrorism. Books include photos of most recipients, some biographical data, analysis of awards by rank, unit, date, and more.

ENCYCLOPEDIA of AMERICAN MILITARY HEROES

With the 5 Medal of Honor volumes above, these compilations comprise a virtual 28-volume ENCYCLOPEDIA of decorated American heroes(15,000 pages)  with award citations, history, tables & analysis, and detailed indexes of ACEs, FLAG OFFICERS, and more. (Click on any book to see it in Amazon.com - $24.95 Each Volume)

United States Army Heroes

Distinguished Service Cross

Distinguished Service Medals
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1873 - 1941 Korea Vietnam 1862 - 1960 RVN - Present

United States Navy Heroes

Navy Cross Silver Star Navy Corpsmen
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1915 - 1941 WWII Korea - Present WWII

United States Marine Corps Heroes

Navy Cross Silver Star
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1915 - WWII Korea - Present 1900 - 1941 WWII 1947 - Korea Vietnam - Present

WINGS OF VALOR
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The Defining Generation
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Ribbons of the U.S. Air Force

The following are Ribbon Awards that are authorized for wear by members of the U.S. Air Force. 

Following the Air Force Achievement Medal:

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Presidential Unit Citation
For service in a unit cited in the name of the president for extraordinary heroism in action occurring on or after 7 December 1941.
*Bronze OLC for subsequent awards  *Silver OLC for 5 Bronze.

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Joint Meritorious Unit Award
For joint units or activities for meritorious achievement or service superior to that which would normally be expected during combat or declared national emergency or under extraordinary circumstances that involve the national interest.
*Bronze OLC for subsequent awards  *Silver OLC for 5 Bronze.

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Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
In recognition of exceptionally meritorious service or outstanding achievement of a numbered unit whether in peacetime or wartime.
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*Bronze OLC for subsequent awards  *Silver OLC for 5 Bronze.

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Air Force Organizational Excellence Award
In recognition of exceptionally meritorious service or outstanding achievement of an organization or activity whether in peacetime or wartime.
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*Bronze OLC for subsequent awards  *Silver OLC for 5 Bronze.
Following the Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal:

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Outstanding Airman of the Year Ribbon
Awarded to airmen selected to represent their major air commands/ separate operating agencies/direct reporting units in the annual 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year Program.
* Bronze Service Star     
*Bronze OLC for subsequent awards  *Silver OLC for 5 Bronze.

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Air Force Recognition Ribbon
*Bronze OLC for subsequent awards   *Silver OLC for 5 Bronze.
Following the Outstanding Volunteer:

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Overseas Ribbon (Short Tour)
For an overseas short tour of duty.
*Bronze OLC for subsequent awards  *Silver OLC for 5 Bronze.

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Overseas Ribbon (Long Tour)
For an overseas long tour of duty.
*Bronze OLC for subsequent awards  *Silver OLC for 5 Bronze.

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Longevity Service Award
*Bronze OLC for subsequent awards   *Silver OLC for 5 Bronze.
Following the Armed Forces Reserve Medal

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NCO Professional Military Education Graduate Ribbon
For graduation from a certified accredited Air Force non-commissioned officer profesional military education school, Phases II, III and IV.
*Bronze OLC for subsequent awards  *Silver OLC for 5 Bronze.

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Basic Military Training Honor Graduate Ribbon
Awarded to honor graduates of BMT who have demonstrated excellence in all phases of academic and military training.

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Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon
Awarded to personnel who qualify as expert in small arms marksmanship.
* Bronze Service Star

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Air Force Training Ribbon
For completion of Air Force initial military-accession training on or after 14 August 1974.
*Bronze OLC for subsequent awards  *Silver OLC for 5 Bronze.

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Foreign Decoration
As specified by the awarding government.

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Philippine Republic Presidential Unit Citation
For service in defense and liberation of the Philippines during World War II.     * Bronze Service Star

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Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
For Service in Korea from 27 June 1950 to 27 July 1953

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Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm Unit Citation
Awarded by the Republic of Vietnam to units for valorous combat achievement.

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Republic of Vietnam Civil Actions Unit Citation
Awarded by the Republic of Vietnam to units in recognition of meritorious civil action service.
   
 

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Military Medals & Awards 

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How to Request Records/Medals Earned
  How to Obtain Military Records of a Family Member 

Honor Roll of America's Military Heroes


Brevet Medal


DSC 


Navy Cross 


Air Force Cross 

Distinguished Service Medals

Defense - Army - Navy - Air Force - Coast Guard - Merchant Marine



Silver Star

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Home Page

Hall Of Heroes

MOH Community 

NEWS

Kidz Page

FEATURE STORIES
  Profiles In Courage | Wings of ValorThe Brotherhood of Soldiers At War | Go For Broke
 Pearl Harbor  | A Splendid Little War | Shinmiyangyo-Korea 1871 | Quick Links to MOH Stories

RECIPIENT WEB SITES
Barney Barnum  |  Jack Lucas  |  Mitch Paige  |  Wesley Fox  |  Sammy Davis
Roger Donlon
Peter Lemon  |  Drew Dix  |  Mike Novosel

Medal Of Honor Calendar  |  Books By MOH RecipientsSteve Ryan MOH Posters

What Does 
A Hero Look Like?

Click on Superman To Find out


FOOTNOTES
In
HISTORY

NEW
Looking for a Hero or trying to verify awards? We have posted the names of more than 120,000 recipients of the highest awards in a BRAND NEW FREE SECTION
DECORATIONS 1862 - Present
.

Military Medals & Awards 

Information and Images of ALL Military Medals
The Purple Heart 
How to Request Records/Medals Earned
  How to Obtain Military Records of a Family Member 

Honor Roll of America's Military Heroes


Brevet Medal


DSC 


Navy Cross 


Air Force Cross 

Distinguished Service Medals

Defense - Army - Navy - Air Force - Coast Guard - Merchant Marine



Silver Star

U.S. History and Information
The History Room | U.S. Flag HistoryHistory of the Flag |
How to Display the Flag
| The National Anthem | The Pledge of Allegiance The American Creed | The Seal of our Nation | Our National Symbol
Arthur MacArthur's Flag | William Carney's Flag | FDR's Flag of Liberation]

FLAG DAY           STATE FLAGS
American Presidents
U.S. Presidents | Inaugural Addresses

God & Country
ROOM

MY HERO Web Page Creator 
(Create a Tribute to the Hero in Your Own Life)

SEARCH
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OUR SITE

EDUCATIONAL

GAME ARCADE

OR
Quick Quiz

***
Electronic Post Cards
Talking Points 

Remembering 911
The Binch
Citizens Speak Out

BEYOND THE MEDAL

This 5 Disc DVD Education Program has been distributed to over 17,500 Public & Private High Schools and is now available to the public!


 

HomeOfHeroes.com now has more than 25,000 pages of US History for you to view.