Silver StarSilver Star - Vietnam War - Army

The U.S. Army Awards Branch estimates a total of 21,630 Army Awards of the Silver Star were issued for gallantry in Vietnam.

Below are the slightly more than 500 Army recipients we have thus-far identified, with notations as to which recipients we have posted either a full-text Citation or a Synopsis in the citations page. Additional recipients will be added from time to time in periodic updates.

* Indicates Killed in Action (KIA), Missing in Action (MIA), Prisoner of War (POW), or Died Non-Battle (DNB)

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Silver Star Index

We estimate the number of Silver Stars awarded for World War I to Present is between 100,000 and 150,000. You will find recipients of the Silver Star listed alphabetically on our website within conflict.

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Index of Major Awards

Home of Heroes continues to update our website content. Our Major Military Awards List 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 terms - name, branch of service, war/conflict.

Major Military Awards List (PDF)