Award Winners National Order of Vietnam Winners List

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List of National Order of Vietnam winners from every year the award has been given out. All National Order of Vietnam winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the National Order of Vietnam award are listed along with photos for every National Order of Vietnam winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the National Order of Vietnam award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the National Order of Vietnam are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of National Order of Vietnam winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of National Order of Vietnam winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known National Order of Vietnam winners of all time. Anybody who won the National Order of Vietnam usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the National Order of Vietnam-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the National Order of Vietnam, so most of the famous National Order of Vietnam winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won National Order of Vietnam?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You may want to copy this factual list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social sites you frequent. This list includes James L. Holloway III, Frederick C. Weyand and more items. (41 items)

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Alexander Haig is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list National Order of Vietnam Winners List
Alexander Haig Alexander Meigs Haig Jr. was a United States Army general who served as the United States Secretary of State under President Ronald Reagan and White House Chief of Staff under Presidents Richard ...more

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Alfredo M. Santos is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list National Order of Vietnam Winners List
Alfredo M. Santos General Alfredo Manapat Santos was Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines in 1962 to 1965, making him the first four-star general of the Philippines' armed forces. Engineer turned ...more

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Andrew Goodpaster is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list National Order of Vietnam Winners List
Andrew Goodpaster Andrew Jackson Goodpaster was an American Army General. He served as NATO's Supreme Allied Commander, Europe from July 1, 1969 and Commander in Chief of the United States European Command from ...more

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Bernard W. Rogers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list National Order of Vietnam Winners List
Bernard W. Rogers Bernard William Rogers was a United States Army general who served as the Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army, and later as NATO's Supreme Allied Commander, Europe and Commander in Chief, United ...more

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Bud Day is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list National Order of Vietnam Winners List
Bud Day George Everett "Bud" Day was a United States Air Force colonel and pilot who served during World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War, including five years and seven months as a ...more

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Charles L. Kelly is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list National Order of Vietnam Winners List
Charles L. Kelly Charles L. Kelly was a United States Army helicopter pilot during The Vietnam War. Major Kelly was the Commanding Officer of the 57th Medical Detachment from 11 January 1964 until he was killed ...more

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David C. Jones is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list National Order of Vietnam Winners List
David C. Jones David Charles Jones was a U.S. Air Force general and 9th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

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Do Cao Tri is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list National Order of Vietnam Winners List
Do Cao Tri Lieutenant General Đỗ Cao Trí was a general in the Army of the Republic of Vietnam known for his fighting prowess and flamboyant style. Trí started out in the French Army before ...more

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Earl E. Anderson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list National Order of Vietnam Winners List
Earl E. Anderson General Earl Edward Anderson, the youngest active duty Marine ever promoted to the rank of General and the second active duty Marine Naval Aviator to be promoted to a 4-star rank, became ...more

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Elmo Zumwalt is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list National Order of Vietnam Winners List
Elmo Zumwalt Elmo Russell "Bud" Zumwalt, Jr. was an American naval officer and the youngest man to serve as Chief of Naval Operations. As an admiral and later the 19th Chief of Naval Operations, ...more

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Frederick C. Weyand is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list National Order of Vietnam Winners List
Frederick C. Weyand Frederick Carlton Weyand was a United States Army general. Weyand was the last commander of U.S. military operations in the Vietnam War from 1972 to 1973, and served as the 28th U.S. Army Chief ...more

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George Scratchley Brown is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list National Order of Vietnam Winners List
George Scratchley Brown George Scratchley Brown 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 senior military adviser to the President ...more

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James L. Holloway III is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list National Order of Vietnam Winners List
James L. Holloway III James Lemuel Holloway III is a retired United States Navy admiral and naval aviator who was highly decorated for his actions during World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. After the ...more

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John A. Wickham, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list National Order of Vietnam Winners List
John A. Wickham, Jr. John Adams Wickham, Jr. is a retired United States Army general who served as the U.S. Army Chief of Staff from 1983 to 1987.

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John K. Singlaub is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list National Order of Vietnam Winners List
John K. Singlaub John Kirk Singlaub is a highly-decorated former OSS officer and a retired Major General in the United States Army, and a founding member of the Central Intelligence Agency. He was a joint ...more

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John L. Throckmorton is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list National Order of Vietnam Winners List
John L. Throckmorton General John Lathrop Throckmorton was born in Kansas City, Missouri on February 28, 1913. After graduating from Culver Military Academy in 1931 he attended and graduated from the United States ...more

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John McCain is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list National Order of Vietnam Winners List
John McCain John Sidney McCain III was an American politician and naval officer who served as a United States Senator from Arizona from 1987 until his death. He previously served two terms in the United ...more

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John P. Bobo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list National Order of Vietnam Winners List
John P. Bobo John Paul Bobo was a United States Marine Corps second lieutenant who posthumously received the Medal of Honor for heroism during the Vietnam War on March 30, 1967.

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John R. Deane, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list National Order of Vietnam Winners List
John R. Deane, Jr. John Russell Deane, Jr. was a highly decorated United States Army officer with the rank of General. He served as commander of the United States Army Materiel Command.

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Jon R. Cavaiani is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list National Order of Vietnam Winners List
Jon R. Cavaiani Jon Robert Cavaiani was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in the Vietnam War.

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Kevin Wheatley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list National Order of Vietnam Winners List
Kevin Wheatley Kevin Arthur Wheatley, VC was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and ...more

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Lam Quang Thi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list National Order of Vietnam Winners List
Lam Quang Thi Lieutenant General Lâm Quang Thi was a senior military officer in the Army of the Republic of Vietnam during the Vietnam War.

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Le Van Ty is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list National Order of Vietnam Winners List
Le Van Ty General of the Army Lê Văn Tỵ was the first chief of staff of the Army of the Republic of Vietnam. He replaced Nguyễn Văn Hinh joint general chief of staff. He was previously a general in ...more

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Leonard F. Chapman, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list National Order of Vietnam Winners List
Leonard F. Chapman, Jr. Leonard Fielding Chapman, Jr. was the 24th Commandant of the Marine Corps and served in that capacity from 1968 to 1972. He was a World War II combat veteran, and was decorated for his actions ...more

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Lewis William Walt is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list National Order of Vietnam Winners List
Lewis William Walt Lewis William Walt, also known as Lew Walt, was a retired United States Marine Corps four-star general who had served in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. During World War II he ...more

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Louis H. Wilson, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list National Order of Vietnam Winners List
Louis H. Wilson, Jr. General Louis Hugh Wilson, Jr. was a World War II recipient of the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Battle of Guam, and 26th Commandant of the Marine Corps.

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Lữ Mộng Lan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list National Order of Vietnam Winners List
Lữ Mộng Lan Lieutenant General Lữ Mộng Lan served in the Army of the Republic of Vietnam.

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Nguyen Cao Ky is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list National Order of Vietnam Winners List
Nguyen Cao Ky Nguyễn Cao Kỳ served as the chief of the Vietnam Air Force in the 1960s, before leading the nation as the prime minister of South Vietnam in a military junta from 1965 to 67. Then, until his ...more

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Nguyen Khoa Nam is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list National Order of Vietnam Winners List
Nguyen Khoa Nam Major General Nguyễn Khoa Nam, was a native of Đà Nẵng and served in the Army of the Republic of Vietnam. He received his primary education at the École des Garçons in ...more

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Peter Badcoe is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list National Order of Vietnam Winners List
Peter Badcoe Peter John Badcoe VC was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry "in the face of the enemy" that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth

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Raymond Davis, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list National Order of Vietnam Winners List
Raymond Davis, Jr. Raymond Davis, Jr. was an American chemist, physicist, and Nobel Prize in Physics laureate.

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Robert E. Cushman, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list National Order of Vietnam Winners List
Robert E. Cushman, Jr. General Robert Everton Cushman, Jr. served as the 25th Commandant of the Marine Corps from January 1, 1972 to June 30, 1975. He was honored for heroism in battle during World War II at the ...more

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Robert H. Barrow is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list National Order of Vietnam Winners List
Robert H. Barrow Robert Hilliard Barrow was a retired United States Marine Corps four-star general. Barrow was the 27th Commandant of the Marine Corps from 1979 to 1983. He served for 41 years, including ...more

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Robert Kingston is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list National Order of Vietnam Winners List
Robert Kingston Robert Charles Kingston was an United States Army general who served as the commander of U.S. Central Command.

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Roger Donlon is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list National Order of Vietnam Winners List
Roger Donlon Roger Hugh Charles Donlon is a former United States Army officer He is the first person to receive the Medal of Honor in the Vietnam War, as well as the first member of the U.S. Army Special ...more

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Samuel Jaskilka is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list National Order of Vietnam Winners List
Samuel Jaskilka Samuel Jaskilka was a four-star general whose last assignment was Assistant Commandant of the United States Marine Corps. General Jaskilka was a highly decorated veteran of the Korean War, ...more

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Thomas Anthony Dooley III is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list National Order of Vietnam Winners List
Thomas Anthony Dooley III Thomas Anthony Dooley III was an American who, while serving as a physician in the United States Navy and afterwards, became famous for his humanitarian and anti-communist political activities ...more

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Victor H. Krulak is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list National Order of Vietnam Winners List
Victor H. Krulak Victor H. Krulak was a decorated United States Marine Corps officer who saw action in World War II, Korea and Vietnam. Krulak, considered a visionary by fellow Marines, was the author of First ...more

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Wallace M. Greene is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list National Order of Vietnam Winners List
Wallace M. Greene General Wallace Martin Greene, Jr. was a four-star United States Marine Corps general who served as the 23rd Commandant of the Marine Corps from January 1, 1964 to December 31, 1967. At the end ...more

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William B. Rosson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list National Order of Vietnam Winners List
William B. Rosson General William Bradford Rosson commanded the U.S. Army, Pacific from October 1970 to January 1973. He was commissioned in 1940 through ROTC and saw combat in World War II, earning the ...more

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William Westmoreland is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list National Order of Vietnam Winners List
William Westmoreland William Childs Westmoreland was a United States Army four-star general. General Westmoreland was in command of all US military operations in the Vietnam War from 1964 to 1968, including during ...more