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.

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
NameDate of birthDate of deathAwards
Woodford, Howard E.21-06-192107-06-1945 
Wise, Homer Lee27-02-191722-04-1974more 
Wilson, Alfred Leonard00-00-191908-11-1944 
Wilkins, Raymond Harrell28-09-191702-11-1943more 
Wilkin, Edward G.25-05-191718-04-1945 
Wilbur, William Hale24-09-188827-12-1979more 
Wigle, Thomas W.18-05-190916-09-1944 
Wiedorfer, Paul Joseph17-01-192125-05-2011 
Whittington, Hulon Brocke "Rocky"09-07-192117-01-1969more 
Whiteley, Eli Lamar10-12-191302-12-1986 
Weicht, Ellis R.17-04-191603-12-1944 
Waybur, David Crowder29-09-191928-03-1945 
Waugh, Robert T.16-01-191919-05-1944 
Watson, George00-00-191508-03-1943 
Warner, Henry Fred23-08-192321-12-1944 
Ware, Keith Lincoln23-11-191513-09-1968more 
Wallace, Herman Claudious12-06-192427-02-1945 
Walker, Kenneth Newton "Ken"17-07-189805-01-1943more 
Wainwright, Jonathan Mayhew, IV, "Skinny"23-08-188302-09-1953more 
Wai, Francis Brown14-04-191720-10-1944more 
Wetzel, Walter C.00-00-191903-04-1945 
Will, Walter J.00-00-192230-03-1945