Sgt. Mike Sovan, 15th Tank Battalion, 6th Armored Division, Gen. George Patton, Cmdr. - Received a Silver Star with an Oak Leaf Cluster, a Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster, a Purple Heart with two Oak Leaf Clusters. Received his 1st Silver Star for a battle at the Nied River, France, 1944. Also was part of "Operation Torch", 1st Armored Div., North Africa, Nov. 1942 against Gen. Rommel. And he lived to tell about it.
On December this Nation lost its most highly decorated soldier is Colonel Robert Howard, the only person ever to be recommended for the Medal.
¼ Dollar USA `Washington Quarter` Maryland. Circulating commemorative coin. The dome of the Maryland Statehouse framed by two white oak leaf clusters is accompanied with the state`s name `Maryland`, the date of its admission into Union `1788`, its nickname `The old line state`
Oliver Stone enlisted in the United States Army in requesting combat duty in Vietnam. He fought with the Infantry Division, then with the First Cavalry Division, earning a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart with an Oak Leaf Cluster before his discharge in
Captain Milton R. Brooks served with the 302nd Fighter Squadron. On October 12, 1944, Brooks, along with five other Tuskegee Airmen, shot down a total of nine enemy aircraft while strafing railroad traffic from Budapest to Bratislava. He earned the Distinguished Flying Cross for his aerial victory. This Certificate of Valor denotes the Air Medal with Five Oak Leaf Clusters he received for his 82 missions over enemy territory.
Valor awards for COL William Atkinson Jones III (1922-1969) USAF. Medal of Honor (posthumously) for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty near Dong Hoi, North Vietnam, on 1 September 1968. Additional awards include the Distinguished Flying Cross, Purple Heart, Air Medal w/three Oak Leaf Clusters. Read an excellent article at westpointaog.org/memorials/article/14654
Vietnam Vet's Claim Of 9 Purple Hearts Launches Yearlong Investigation Into His Military Record
1/3/18 Vietnam vet's claim of 9 Purple Hearts launches yearlong investigation into his military record Kendrick said the incorrect nomenclature raises red flags because the document should read “Purple Heart with one Silver Oak Leaf Cluster and three Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters.”