List of Legion of Merit winners; people honored/groups honored with this award/distinction since its inception. Listed alphabetically but can be sorted by any column. The Legion of Merit, also known as the LOM is an award of the United States Armed Forces that is given out for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services and achievements. The decoration is issued to members of the seven uniformed services of the United States, but it is mostly given to military and political figures of foreign governments. There are different types of Legion of Merit award. The first, the Commander degree, is one of only two United States military decorations to be issued as a neck order the other one is the Medal of Honor and it is the only United States decoration which may be issued in award degrees. The list of the Legion of Merit winners features every single person who taken home the medal since its inception in the 1940s, around the time of World War II.
Albert P. Clark Commendation Medal, Air Medal, Purple Heart
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.
Barbara E. McGann Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Achievement Medal, Commendation Medal
Barbara E. McGann is a retired Rear Admiral.
Bhumibol Adulyadej Grand Cross Special Class of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, Royal Victorian Chain, Legion of Merit
Bhumibol Adulyadej (Thai: ภูมิพลอดุลยเดช; RTGS: Phumiphon Adunyadet; pronounced [pʰūː.mí.pʰōn ʔā.dūn.jā.dèːt] (listen); see full title below; 5 December 1927 – 13 October 2016), ...more
Bjarne Øen King's Medal of Merit, Legion of Merit
Bjarne Øen (6 November 1898 – 20 September 1994) was a Norwegian pilot, military officer and Lieutenant General of the Royal Norwegian Air Force. During World War II he played a central ...more
Carol C. Elliot Meritorious Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit
Carol C. Elliot is a retired Army Officer.
David C. Jones National Order of Vietnam, Bronze Star Medal, Air Medal
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.