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All Silver Star Recipients

Updated June 14, 2019 245.2k views59 items

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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  • 1

    Alexander Haig

    National Order of Vietnam, Silver Star
    Alexander Meigs Haig Jr. (; December 2, 1924 – February 20, 2010) was the United States...  more
  • 2

    Andrew Goodpaster

    Distinguished Service Cross, National Order of Vietnam
    Andrew Jackson Goodpaster (February 12, 1915 – May 16, 2005) was an American Army General. He...  more
  • 3

    Bernard W. Rogers

    Distinguished Service Cross, National Order of Vietnam
    Bernard William Rogers (July 16, 1921 – October 27, 2008) was a United States Army general who...  more
  • 4

    Billy Waugh

    Commendation Medal, Bronze Star Medal
    William "Billy" Waugh (born December 1, 1929), is a former United States Army Special Forces...  more
  • 5

    Bud Day

    Defense Meritorious Service Medal, National Order of Vietnam
    George Everette "Bud" Day (24 February 1925 – 27 July 2013) was a United States Air Force...  more
  • 6

    Chesty Puller

    Distinguished Service Cross, Bronze Star Medal
    Lewis Burwell "Chesty" Puller (June 26, 1898 – October 11, 1971) was a United States Marine...  more
  • 7

    Chuck Yeager

    Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star Medal
    Charles Elwood Yeager (February 13, 1923 – December 7, 2020) was a former United States Air...  more
  • 8

    David H. Hackworth

    Distinguished Service Cross, Distinguished Flying Cross
    David Haskell Hackworth (November 11, 1930 – May 4, 2005) also known as Hack, was a prominent...  more
  • 9

    Douglas MacArthur

    Distinguished Service Cross, Distinguished Service Medal
    General of the Army Douglas MacArthur (January 26, 1880 – April 5, 1964) was an American...  more

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  • 10

    Edward L. Beach, Jr.

    Bronze Star Medal, Navy Cross
    Edward Latimer Beach Jr. (April 20, 1918 – December 1, 2002), nicknamed "Ned", was a highly...  more
  • 11

    Edwin H. Simmons

    Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart
    Edwin Howard Simmons (August 25, 1921 – May 5, 2007) was a United States Marine Corps...  more
  • 12

    Eric Bols

    Distinguished Service Order, Silver Star
    Major General Eric Louis Bols CB DSO & Bar (8 June 1904 – 14 June 1985) was a senior British...  more
  • 13

    Frederick C. Weyand

    Distinguished Service Cross, National Order of Vietnam
    Frederick Carlton Weyand (September 15, 1916 – February 10, 2010) was a general in the United...  more
  • 14

    George Marshall

    Nobel Peace Prize, Distinguished Service Medal
    George Catlett Marshall Jr. (December 31, 1880 – October 16, 1959) was an American soldier and...  more

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  • 15

    George Patton IV

    Distinguished Service Cross, Distinguished Flying Cross
    George Smith Patton IV (December 24, 1923 – June 27, 2004) was a major general in the United...  more
  • 16

    George S. Patton

    Distinguished Service Cross, Distinguished Service Medal
    George Smith Patton Jr. (November 11, 1885 – December 21, 1945) was a General of the United...  more

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  • 17

    George Scratchley Brown

    Distinguished Service Cross, National Order of Vietnam
    George Scratchley Brown (17 August 1918 – 5 December 1978) was a United States Air Force...  more
  • 18

    James N. Rowe

    American Patriot Award, Bronze Star Medal
    James Nicholas "Nick" Rowe (February 8, 1938 – April 21, 1989) was a United States Army...  more
  • 19

    James Stockdale

    Prisoner of War Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross
    James Bond Stockdale (December 23, 1923 – July 5, 2005) was a United States Navy vice admiral...  more
  • 20

    Jimmy Doolittle

    Public Welfare Medal, Distinguished Service Medal
    James Harold Doolittle (December 14, 1896 – September 27, 1993) was an American General and...  more
  • 21

    John A. Wickham, Jr.

    National Order of Vietnam, Bronze Star Medal
    John Adams Wickham Jr. (born June 25, 1928) is a retired United States Army general who served...  more
  • 22

    John H. Pruitt

    Medal of Honor - Navy, Croix de guerre
    John Henry Pruitt (October 4, 1896–October 4, 1918) was a United States Marine during World...  more
  • 23

    John J. Pershing

    Commander's Cross, Distinguished Service Cross
    General of the Armies John Joseph "Black Jack" Pershing (September 13, 1860 – July 15, 1948)...  more
  • 24

    John K. Singlaub

    National Order of Vietnam, Bronze Star Medal
    John Kirk Singlaub (born July 10, 1921) is a highly decorated former OSS officer, a founding...  more
  • 25

    John Kerry

    Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart
    John Forbes Kerry (born December 11, 1943) is an American politician who served as the 68th...  more

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