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Total number of winners 3468. It has been steadly harder to win, In Civil War they issued 1522. In WW2 - 464, Korea - 133, Vietnam -246 and between the Iraq and Afgan War so far only 6 have been issued and of the six all died in the action that resulted in the award. This number may be different now as these numbers are from 2013.
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There have been 3.469 awarded.
There have been nineteen (19) double MOH winners.
There were somewhere between 432-450 Medals of Honor awarded for WWII.
That answer is subject to change on a daily basis since many of the 87 living recipient are growing old (Barney F. Hajiro, US Army is 94). But there are 15 living Medal of Hon…or winners from the Marine Corps among that select group.
There were 96 recipients of the US Medal of Honor in WWI.
There are currently, according to websites, 96 living Medal of Honor recipients.
3447 Medals of Honor have been awarded to date. Much too long a list
87 African Americans have been awarded MOH
68Ws (Combat Medics)
The list of Medal of Honor recipients during the Vietnam War (1955-1975) is exhaustive, and unfortunately cannot be displayed here. However, we can tell you that 246 Medals of… Honor were received, 154 of them posthumously. The breakdown is 160 for the Army, 57 for the Marines, 16 for the Navy and 13 for the Air Force.
In World War 2
He can call them what he wants to, he is the Commander in Chief and outranks them all. He probably calls them Heros.
Yes, each recipient is awarded a monthly stipend for the remainder of their lives. The amount paid as of 2004 was $1,027 plus cost of living increases.
$1194 a month