Award Winners All Silver Star Recipients

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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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list All Silver Star Recipients
National Order of Vietnam, Silver Star
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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Andrew Goodpaster is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list All Silver Star Recipients
Distinguished Service Cross, National Order of Vietnam, Distinguished Service Medal
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) 3 on the list All Silver Star Recipients
Distinguished Service Cross, National Order of Vietnam, Commendation Medal
Bernard William Rogers was a United States Army general who served as the Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army. Besides the Distinguished Service Cross, his decorations included the Defense ...more
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Billy Waugh is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list All Silver Star Recipients
Commendation Medal, Bronze Star Medal, Air Medal
William "Billy" Waugh, is a retired American Special Forces Sergeant Major and Central Intelligence Agency Paramilitary Operations Officer who served more than 50 years between the ...more
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Bud Day is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list All Silver Star Recipients
Defense Meritorious Service Medal, National Order of Vietnam, Prisoner of War Medal
George Everett "Bud" Day was a United States Air Force colonel and pilot including five years and seven months as a POW in North Vietnam. Day was a recipient of the Medal of Honor and ...more
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Chesty Puller is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list All Silver Star Recipients
Distinguished Service Cross, Bronze Star Medal, Air Medal
Lewis Burwell "Chesty" Puller was a United States Marine Corps lieutenant general and one of the most decorated members of the Marine Corps. Puller is one of two servicemen to ever be ...more
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Chuck Yeager is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list All Silver Star Recipients
Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star Medal, Presidential Medal of Freedom
Charles Elwood "Chuck" Yeager is a retired brigadier general in the United States Air Force and record-setting test pilot. In 1947, he became the first pilot confirmed to have traveled ...more
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David H. Hackworth is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list All Silver Star Recipients
Distinguished Service Cross, Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star Medal
Colonel David Haskell Hackworth, also known as "Hack," was a highly decorated United States Army soldier, having received 24 decorations for heroism in combat during the Korean and ...more
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Douglas MacArthur is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list All Silver Star Recipients
Distinguished Service Cross, Distinguished Service Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross
Douglas MacArthur was an American five-star general and Field Marshal of the Philippine Army. He was Chief of Staff of the United States Army during the 1930s and played a prominent role in the ...more
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Edward L. Beach, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list All Silver Star Recipients
Bronze Star Medal, Navy Cross, Legion of Merit
Edward Latimer Beach, Jr. was a highly decorated United States Navy submarine officer and best-selling author. During World War II, he participated in the Battle of Midway and 12 combat patrols, ...more
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Edwin H. Simmons is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list All Silver Star Recipients
Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, Legion of Merit
Edwin H. Simmons was a United States Marine Corps brigadier general. He was a career officer who served in combat during three wars — including landing at Inchon and fighting at the Chosin ...more
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Eric Bols is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list All Silver Star Recipients
Distinguished Service Order, Silver Star
Major-General Eric Louis Bols, CB, DSO and Bar was an officer in the British Army, who was most notable for serving as the commanding officer of the British 6th Airborne Division during ...more
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Frederick C. Weyand is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list All Silver Star Recipients
Distinguished Service Cross, National Order of Vietnam, Bronze Star Medal
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 Marshall is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list All Silver Star Recipients
Nobel Peace Prize, Distinguished Service Medal, Silver Star
George Catlett Marshall, Jr. was an American soldier and statesman famous for his leadership roles during WWII and others. He was Chief of Staff of the United States Army, Secretary of State, ...more
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George Patton IV is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list All Silver Star Recipients
Distinguished Service Cross, Distinguished Flying Cross, Meritorious Service Medal
George Smith Patton, IV was a major general in the United States Army and the son of World War II general, George S. Patton, Jr.. He served in the Korean War and the Vietnam War.
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George S. Patton is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list All Silver Star Recipients
Distinguished Service Cross, Distinguished Service Medal, Bronze Star Medal
George Smith Patton, Jr. was a United States Army general, who commanded the Seventh United States Army in the Mediterranean and European Theaters of WWII, but is best known for his leadership ...more
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George Scratchley Brown is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list All Silver Star Recipients
Distinguished Service Cross, National Order of Vietnam, Commendation Medal
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 N. Rowe is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list All Silver Star Recipients
American Patriot Award, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal
James Nicholas "Nick" Rowe was a United States Army officer and one of only 34 American prisoners of war to escape captivity during the Vietnam War. Colonel Rowe was credited with ...more
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James Stockdale is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list All Silver Star Recipients
Prisoner of War Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star Medal
James Bond Stockdale was a United States Navy vice admiral and one of the most-highly decorated officers in the history of the U.S. Navy. Stockdale led aerial attacks from the carrier USS ...more
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Jimmy Doolittle is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list All Silver Star Recipients
Public Welfare Medal, Distinguished Service Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross
James Harold "Jimmy" Doolittle was an American aviation pioneer. Doolittle served as a commissioned officer in the United States Army Air Forces during the Second World War and was ...more
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John A. Wickham, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list All Silver Star Recipients
National Order of Vietnam, Bronze Star Medal, Air Medal
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 H. Pruitt is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list All Silver Star Recipients
Medal of Honor - Navy, Croix de guerre, Purple Heart
John Henry Pruitt was a United States Marine during World War I and is one of only 19 people who received two Medals of Honor. The Medals of Honor were presented posthumously for his actions ...more
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John J. Pershing is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list All Silver Star Recipients
Commander's Cross, Distinguished Service Cross, Distinguished Service Medal
John J. Pershing appeared in the 1942 film For Me and My Gal.
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John K. Singlaub is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list All Silver Star Recipients
National Order of Vietnam, Bronze Star Medal, Air Medal
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 Kerry is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list All Silver Star Recipients
Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, Silver Star
John Forbes Kerry is an American politician who is the 68th and current United States Secretary of State. He has served in the United States Senate, and was chairman of the Senate Foreign ...more