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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.

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Albert P. Clark is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
Albert P. Clark Commendation Medal, Air Medal, Purple Heart

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Barbara E. McGann is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
Barbara E. McGann Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Achievement Medal, Commendation Medal

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Ben Moreell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
Ben Moreell World War I Victory Medal, John Fritz Medal, Legion of Merit

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Benny Gantz is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
Benny Gantz Legion of Merit

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Bernard W. Rogers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
Bernard W. Rogers Distinguished Service Cross, National Order of Vietnam, Commendation Medal

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Bhumibol Adulyadej is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
Bhumibol Adulyadej Grand Cross Special Class of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, Royal Victorian Chain, Legion of Merit

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Billy Waugh is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
Billy Waugh Commendation Medal, Bronze Star Medal, Air Medal

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Bjarne Øen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
Bjarne Øen King's Medal of Merit, Legion of Merit

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Brian Edmund Baker is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
Brian Edmund Baker Air Force Cross, Distinguished Service Order, Croix de guerre

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Bud Day is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
Bud Day Defense Meritorious Service Medal, National Order of Vietnam, Prisoner of War Medal

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Buzz Aldrin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
Buzz Aldrin Air Medal, NASA Space Flight Medal, NASA Exceptional Service Medal

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Carol C. Elliot is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
Carol C. Elliot Meritorious Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit

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Chesty Puller is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
Chesty Puller Distinguished Service Cross, Bronze Star Medal, Air Medal

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Chuck Yeager is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
Chuck Yeager Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star Medal, Presidential Medal of Freedom

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David C. Jones is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
David C. Jones National Order of Vietnam, Bronze Star Medal, Air Medal

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David H. Hackworth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
David H. Hackworth Distinguished Service Cross, Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star Medal

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David Petraeus is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
David Petraeus Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Distinguished Service Medal, Bronze Star Medal

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David Rockefeller is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
David Rockefeller Public Welfare Medal, Legion of Honour, Presidential Medal of Freedom

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Earl E. Anderson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
Earl E. Anderson National Order of Vietnam, Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star Medal

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Edward L. Beach, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
Edward L. Beach, Jr. Bronze Star Medal, Navy Cross, Legion of Merit

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Edwin H. Simmons is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
Edwin H. Simmons Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, Legion of Merit

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Edwin Hubble is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
Edwin Hubble Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society, Bruce Medal, Franklin Medal

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Elmo Zumwalt is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
Elmo Zumwalt National Order of Vietnam, Commendation Medal, Bronze Star Medal

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Forrest S. Petersen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
Forrest S. Petersen Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star Medal, Collier Trophy

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Frank Whittle is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
Frank Whittle Charles Stark Draper Prize, Legion of Merit

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Frederick Browning is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
Frederick Browning Distinguished Service Order, Mentioned in dispatches, Legion of Merit

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Frederick C. Weyand is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
Frederick C. Weyand Distinguished Service Cross, National Order of Vietnam, Bronze Star Medal

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George Patton IV is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
George Patton IV Distinguished Service Cross, Distinguished Flying Cross, Meritorious Service Medal

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George S. Patton is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
George S. Patton Distinguished Service Cross, Distinguished Service Medal, Bronze Star Medal

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George Scratchley Brown is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
George Scratchley Brown Distinguished Service Cross, National Order of Vietnam, Commendation Medal

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George Stevens is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
George Stevens Golden Globe Award for Best Drama Film, New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Director, Academy Award for Best Director

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Hyman G. Rickover is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
Hyman G. Rickover Congressional Gold Medal, Enrico Fermi Award, Presidential Medal of Freedom

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James L. Holloway III is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
James L. Holloway III National Order of Vietnam, Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star Medal

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James N. Rowe is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
James N. Rowe American Patriot Award, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal

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James Stockdale is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
James Stockdale Prisoner of War Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star Medal

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Joan Marie Engel is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
Joan Marie Engel Clarion University Distinguished Alumni Award, Commendation Medal, Meritorious Service Medal

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John A. Wickham, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
John A. Wickham, Jr. National Order of Vietnam, Bronze Star Medal, Air Medal

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John Baker is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
John Baker Distinguished Service Medal, Mentioned in dispatches, Legion of Merit

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John Frederick Boyce Combe is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
John Frederick Boyce Combe Distinguished Service Order, Mentioned in dispatches, Legion of Merit

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John K. Singlaub is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
John K. Singlaub National Order of Vietnam, Bronze Star Medal, Air Medal

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John L. Throckmorton is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
John L. Throckmorton Distinguished Service Cross, National Order of Vietnam, Distinguished Service Medal

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John McCain is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
John McCain Combat Action Ribbon, National Order of Vietnam, Prisoner of War Medal

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John R. Deane, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
John R. Deane, Jr. Distinguished Service Cross, National Order of Vietnam, Distinguished Service Medal

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John Shalikashvili is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
John Shalikashvili Distinguished Service Medal, Bronze Star Medal, Air Medal

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Jon R. Cavaiani is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
Jon R. Cavaiani National Order of Vietnam, Bronze Star Medal, Medal of Honor

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Joseph Kittinger is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
Joseph Kittinger Vietnam Campaign Medal, United States Aviator Badge, Distinguished Flying Cross

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Kathleen Paige is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
Kathleen Paige Achievement Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal

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Leonard F. Chapman, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
Leonard F. Chapman, Jr. National Order of Vietnam, Bronze Star Medal, Legion of Merit

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Lewis William Walt is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
Lewis William Walt National Order of Vietnam, Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart

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Linda J. Stierle is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Legion of Merit Winners
Linda J. Stierle Achievement Medal, Commendation Medal, Meritorious Service Medal