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Medal of Honor - Army (MoH)

This decoration was instituted by Congress in July 1862 for the Army. Eligible are officers and enlisted men of the Army and the Army Air Corps and the decoration is awarded for 'bravery in action involving actual conflict with the enemy' and then only to those who distinguish themselves conspiciously. The medal is different for each Service.

Army
A bronze, five-pointed star resting on a laurel wreath, enamelled green. On each ray of the star is a green oak leaf. In the centre of the star, the head of Minerva in a circle with the inscription: 'The United States of America' The medal is suspended from a bar with the inscription 'valor'. On top of the bar is an eagle with wings spread.
The reverse of the bar shows the inscription 'The Congress to....(name of the recipient). The ribbon is light blue with thirteen white stars, representing the states from which the Union was originally formed.

Grid List
O'Brien, William J.* 1899
July 7th, 1944
Plot: 7 Grave: 23

Ogden, Carlos Carnes* May 9th, 1917
April 2nd, 2001

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Ohata, Allan M.* September 13th, 1918
October 17th, 1977

Okubo, James K.* May 30th, 1920
January 29th, 1967

Okutsu, Yukio* November 3rd, 1921
August 24th, 2003

Olson, Arlo L.* April 20th, 1918
October 27th, 1943

Olson, Truman O.* October 13th, 1917
January 30th, 1944

Ono, Frank H.* June 5th, 1923
May 6th, 1980

Oresko, Nicholas* January 18th, 1917
October 4th, 2013

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Otani, Kazuo* June 2nd, 1918
July 15th, 1944

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