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All Air Medal Winners

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Complete list of Air Medal winners since its inception. Photos are included for almost every Air Medal winner. Winners of the Air Medal in every year are listed here alphabetically, but you can sort this Air Medal list by any column.

List is made up of a variety of items, including Bernard W. Rogers and Victor H. Krulak. Featuring people from the Army, Navy, Air Force, and more, this list has it all. 

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Albert P. Clark is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list All Air Medal Winners
Lieutenant General Albert Patton Clark (August 27, 1913 – March 8, 2010) was the sixth superintendent of the United States Air Force Academy near Colorado Springs, Colorado.
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Bernard W. Rogers is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list All Air Medal Winners
Bernard William Rogers (July 16, 1921 – October 27, 2008) was a United States Army general who served as the 28th Chief of Staff of the United States Army, and later as NATO's Supreme Allied ...more
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Billy Waugh is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list All Air Medal Winners
William "Billy" Waugh (born December 1, 1929), is a former United States Army Special Forces soldier and Central Intelligence Agency paramilitary operations officer who served more ...more
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Bud Day is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list All Air Medal Winners
George Everette "Bud" Day (24 February 1925 – 27 July 2013) was a United States Air Force officer, aviator, and veteran of World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War. He was also a ...more
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Buzz Aldrin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list All Air Medal Winners
Buzz Aldrin (born January 20, 1930) is an American engineer and a former astronaut and fighter pilot. Aldrin made three spacewalks as pilot of the 1966 Gemini 12 mission, and as the Apollo Lunar ...more

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Chesty Puller is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list All Air Medal Winners
Lewis Burwell "Chesty" Puller (June 26, 1898 – October 11, 1971) was a United States Marine Corps officer. Beginning his career fighting guerillas in Haiti and Nicaragua as part of the ...more
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David C. Jones is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list All Air Medal Winners
David Charles Jones (July 9, 1921 – August 10, 2013) was a United States Air Force general and the ninth Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
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David H. Hackworth is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list All Air Medal Winners
David Haskell Hackworth (November 11, 1930 – May 4, 2005) also known as Hack, was a prominent military journalist and a former United States Army colonel who was decorated in both the Korean War ...more
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Douglas MacArthur is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list All Air Medal Winners
General of the Army Douglas MacArthur (January 26, 1880 – April 5, 1964) was an American five-star general and Field Marshal of the Philippine Army. He was Chief of Staff of the United States ...more

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Earl E. Anderson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list All Air Medal Winners
General Earl Edward Anderson (June 24, 1919 – November 12, 2015) was an American Marine Corps general. The youngest active duty Marine ever promoted to the rank of general and the first active ...more
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George H. W. Bush is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list All Air Medal Winners
George Herbert Walker Bush (June 12, 1924 – November 30, 2018) was an American politician and businessman who served as the 41st president of the United States from 1989 to 1993 and the 43rd ...more

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George McGovern is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list All Air Medal Winners
George Stanley McGovern (July 19, 1922 – October 21, 2012) was an American historian, author, U.S. representative, U.S. senator, and the Democratic Party presidential nominee in the 1972 ...more

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George Scratchley Brown ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list All Air Medal Winners
George Scratchley Brown (17 August 1918 – 5 December 1978) was a United States Air Force general who served as the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. In this capacity, he served as the ...more
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James Stewart is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list All Air Medal Winners
James Maitland Stewart (May 20, 1908 – July 2, 1997) was an American actor and military officer who is among the most honored and popular stars in film history. Known for his distinctive drawl, ...more

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James Stockdale is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list All Air Medal Winners
James Bond Stockdale (December 23, 1923 – July 5, 2005) was a United States Navy vice admiral and aviator awarded the Medal of Honor in the Vietnam War, during which he was a prisoner of war for ...more
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Jimmy Doolittle is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list All Air Medal Winners
James Harold Doolittle (December 14, 1896 – September 27, 1993) was an American General and aviation pioneer. He made early coast-to-coast flights, won many flying races and, most significantly, ...more
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John A. Wickham, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list All Air Medal Winners
John Adams Wickham Jr. (born June 25, 1928) is a retired United States Army general who served as the United States Army Chief of Staff from 1983 to 1987.
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John Glenn is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list All Air Medal Winners
John Herschel Glenn Jr. (July 18, 1921 – December 8, 2016) was a United States Marine Corps aviator, engineer, astronaut, businessman, and politician. He was the first American to orbit the ...more

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John K. Singlaub is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list All Air Medal Winners
John Kirk Singlaub (born July 10, 1921) is a highly decorated former OSS officer, a founding member of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), and a retired major general in the United States ...more
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John McCain is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list All Air Medal Winners
John Sidney McCain III (August 29, 1936 – August 25, 2018) was an American politician and military officer, who served as a United States senator from Arizona from January 1987 until his death. ...more

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John R. Deane, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list All Air Medal Winners
John Russell Deane Jr. (June 8, 1919 – July 18, 2013) was a highly decorated United States Army officer with the rank of General. He served as commander of the United States Army Materiel
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John Shalikashvili is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list All Air Medal Winners
John Malchase David Shalikashvili (Georgian: ჯონ მალხაზ დავით შალიკაშვილი, IPA: [ʃalikʼaʃvili]; June 27, 1936 – July 23, 2011) was a United States Army general who served as Supreme Allied ...more
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Joseph Kittinger is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list All Air Medal Winners
Joseph William Kittinger II (born July 27, 1928) is a retired colonel in the United States Air Force and a USAF Command Pilot. His initial operational assignment was in fighter aircraft, then he ...more
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Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr. ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list All Air Medal Winners
Herbert Norman Schwarzkopf Jr. (; August 22, 1934 – December 27, 2012) was a United States Army General. While serving as the commander of United States Central Command, he led all coalition ...more

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Peter C. Lemon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list All Air Medal Winners
Peter Charles Lemon (born June 5, 1950) is a former United States Army soldier and a recipient of the U.S. military's highest award, the Medal of Honor. He received the award for his actions on ...more