Who is eligible to receive a Medal Of Honor?
Anyone serving in a uniform of the United States Armed Forces is eligible to receive a Medal of Honor.
Anyone wearing the uniform of the USA is eligible to be awarded the Medal of Honor.
No, a civilian is not eligible for a Medal of Honor.
If you mean John McCain , he did NOT receive a Medal of Honor; but he did receive a US Prisoner of War medal.
No, the do not receive the Medal of Honor. The Dickens award is the decoration given to animals.
The highest American medal that an American soldier can receive is the Congressional Medal of Honor. The highest civilian honor is the Presidential Medal of Freedom award.
I believe you have to be eligible to receive the Medal of Honor and you must be of age to enter into the military branch for which you are serving legally at the time. I think you need to be a minimum of 18 years of age. William E Giesea
William "Willie" Johnston was the youngest person to receive a Medal of Honor
There are no age requirements for the Medal of Honor. If you are a member of the US Military, you are eligible for the award.
Anyone serving in US military is ELIGIBLE for the Medal of Honor. It depends on whether or not an act performed by them fits criteria established for the MOH.
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As for the US military, the Medal of Honor is the highest medal .
Yes, you may still receive a medal. You may not be eligible for awards such as the Good Conduct Medal, but there are others that you can receive regardless of reprimand. e.g If you serve overseas for an operation, you will receive that campaign's medal.
Thomas Edison did not receive the Medal of Honor. He did not serve in the military. Only and active duty military member may be awarded the Medal of Honor.
William Carney became the first African American to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor on July 18, 1863.
Sergeant William Carney was the first African-American to receive the Medal of Honor
He received the Medal of Honor, Legion of Honor, and the Honor of Peace.
The last soldier to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor was PFC. Ross McGinnis.
Teddy Rosevelt was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor on January 16, 2001.
Because the awarding of the Medal of Honor is done by an act of Congress. The US Medal of Honor was authorized by the Congress in 1862. The first Army soldier to receive the Medal was Private Jacob Parrott.
They are nominated by their chain of command for heroism well above and beyond the call of duty. If it is approved through the entire chain of command, the award will go to Congress for their approval. If they approve the medal, it will be awarded.
At the White House!
All but the Medal of Honor
George Armstrong Custer NEVER received the Medal of Honor. His brother Thomas did, though; TWICE!
The Congressional Medal of Honor was awarded to Forest Gump by President Ford----and Gump showed the President where he was wounded---in the butt-tox. All fictional of course. The President was LBJ The Medal is correctly called "Medal of Honor" - NOT "Congressional" Medal of Honor
Robert Blake was the first to actually receive the Medal, however the date of the action takes precedence and that honor goes to William Harvey Carney.
Cesar Chavez was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, not the Medal of Honor which is a military award on 8 September 1994 by President Bill Clinton
No, but he was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal and the Purple Heart.
He didn't. He was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal and the Purple Heart.
No, the Medal of Honor is a Combat award. Astronauts are not eligible. He was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal (the highest civilian award possible, equivalent to the Congressional Medal of Honor), along with fellow astronauts John Glenn, Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins, on Nov 16, 2011.
PFC. Ross McGinnis
The names are as stated in chronological order by release date: Medal of Honor, Medal of Honor: Underground, Medal of Honor: Allied Assault, Medal of Honor: Allied Assault- Spearhead, Medal of Honor: Allied Assault- Breakthrough, Medal of Honor: Frontline, Medal of Honor: Rising Sun, Medal of Honor: European Assault, Medal of Honor: Infiltrator, Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault, Medal of Honor: Heroes, Medal of Honor: Vanguard, Medal of Honor: Airborne, Medal of Honor: Heroes 2… Read More
On January 16, 2001, Theodore Roosevelt became the first President to receive the Medal of Honor. See the following link.
The most recent living person to receive the Medal of Honor is retired U.S. Navy Seal Thomas R. Norris. He received the Medal of Honor on March 6th 1976 for actions performed from April 10th 1972 to April 14th 1972.
The first African-American soldier to receive the Medal of Honor was Sergeant William Carney of the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment.
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I assume your from america in that case the Medal Of Honor
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The Congressional Gold Medal is the highest honor a civilian citizen can receive. Martin Luther King Jr. received this honor for his achievements with the Civil Rights Movement.
The highest award US military personnel can receive is the Medal of Honor
No, it received a Newbery Honor which are like the runner ups for the Newbery Medal.
William Harvey Carney was the first African American to perform an action for which a Medal of Honor was awarded, but Robert Blake was the first African American to actually receive the Medal.
These are issued in very special circumstances. You can contact the university personally to find out if you are eligible to receive one.
Kennedy was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for his heroics in the rescue of the crew of PT 109, as well as the Purple Heart Medal for injuries sustained in the accident on the night of 1 August 1943. He did not however receive the congressional medal of honor.
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the first black soldier to receive the Medal of Honor was William Carney, a Sergeant in the 54th Massachusetts during the Civil War,
Major General Wendell Cushing Neville who won the Medal of Honor as a Captain at Vera Cruz. He was one of three persons to receive both the Marine Corps Brevet Medal and the Medal of Honor. Alexander A. Vandergrift was the second Commandant to win the Medal of Honor (at Guadalcanal) ane the third was David M. Shoup as a Colonel at Tarawa.
Peter Lemon during the Vietnam War.