Vietnam War - Air Force Cross

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