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Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor panel in the Korean War Gallery. (U.S. Air Force image).

Medal of Honor panel in the Korean War Gallery. (U.S. Air Force image).

"The President may award ... a medal of honor ... to a person who, while a member of the [armed forces], distinguished himself conspicuously by gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty ..."

Four USAF pilots received the nation's highest combat decoration, the Medal of Honor, during the Korean War. All four acted above and beyond the call of duty, sacrificing their lives in battle.

Click on the following links to learn more about each Medal of Honor recipient.

Maj. Louis J. Sebille
Capt. John S. Walmsley Jr.
Lt. Col. George A. Davis Jr.
Maj. Charles J. Loring Jr.

Click here to return to the Korean War Gallery.

 

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