All Silver Star Recipients

Complete list of Silver Star recipients since its inception. Photos are included for almost every Silver Star winner. Recipients of the Silver Star in every year are listed here alphabetically, but you can sort this Silver Star list by any column.

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  • Alexander Haig
    National Order of Vietnam, Silver Star
    Alexander Meigs Haig Jr. (; December 2, 1924 – February 20, 2010) was the United States Secretary of State under President Ronald Reagan and the White House chief of staff under presidents Richard ...more
  • Andrew Goodpaster
    Distinguished Service Cross, National Order of Vietnam, Distinguished Service Medal
    Andrew Jackson Goodpaster (February 12, 1915 – May 16, 2005) was an American Army General. He served as NATO's Supreme Allied Commander, Europe (SACEUR) from July 1, 1969 and Commander in Chief of ...more
  • Bernard W. Rogers
    Distinguished Service Cross, National Order of Vietnam, Commendation Medal
    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
  • Billy Waugh
    Commendation Medal, Bronze Star Medal, Air Medal
    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 than 50 years ...more
  • Bud Day
    Defense Meritorious Service Medal, National Order of Vietnam, Prisoner of War Medal
    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 prisoner of war, ...more
  • Chesty Puller
    Distinguished Service Cross, Bronze Star Medal, Air Medal
    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 Banana Wars, ...more