Silver StarSilver Star - Vietnam War - Army

The U.S. Army Awards Branch estimates a total of 21,634 Army Awards of the Silver Star were issued for gallantry in Vietnam.

Our list below is incomplete and contains only the Army recipients we have identified so far, 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 in periodic updates when additional citations are received and confirmed.

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Silver Star Index

We estimate that the number of Silver Stars awarded for World War I to present is somewhere 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 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.

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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.