Air Force Cross - Vietnam War

The US military became involved in 1965 as a support to the South Vietnamese who wished to remain independent from the communist government of North Vietnam. It was 1973 when the US military operations left Vietnam and our POWs were released.

Listed below are the 179 recipients of the Air Force Cross awarded for valor during the Vietnam War.

* Indicates Killed in Action

** Indicates Missing in Action

# Indicates Former Prisoner of War

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War on Terror

Distinguished Service Cross
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Vietnam

Distinguished Service Cross
Navy Cross
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Korean War

Distinguished Service Cross
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World War II

Distinguished Service Cross
Navy Cross
Air Force Cross

World War I

Distinguished Service Cross
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Distinguished Service Cross
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Index of Major Awards

Home of Heroes continues to update our website content for online visitors. Here is a resource that can help you find a recipient of a major award. This information is provided in a PDF document which enables you to search the content by several search terms - name, branch of service, war/conflict.

Search Major Military Award List (PDF)