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Mac’s Facts No. 77
NAM-POWs Medal Summary
Last Updated:  28 April 2010

A summary of medals that NAM-POWs have received, from the Purple Heart up to the Medal of Honor. These brave warriors amassed an incredible record of achievement in service to our nation.

Medal of Honor-8

Air Force Cross-28

Distinguished Service Cross-6

Navy Cross-10

Defense Distinguished Service Medal-4

Air Force Distinguished Service Medal-22

Army Distinguished Service Medal-2

Navy Distinguished Service Medal-13

Silver Star-590

Defense Superior Service Medal-35

Legion of Merit-558 (About half with V’s-Navy and Marine folks)

Distinguished Flying Cross-718

Airman’s Medal-3

Navy and Marine Corps Medal-3

Soldier’s Medal-4

Bronze Star Medal-954 (Most with V’s)

Purple Heart-1,249



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