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Highest Medal Awarded
MOH = Medal Of Honor

Second Highest Medal Awarded
DSC = Distinguished Service Cross (United States)

Equivalent Navy - Navy Cross
Air Force - Air Force Cross
Next (lower) Distinguished Service Medals: Defense, Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard

DSM = Distinguished Service Medal

AFC = Air Force Cross (United States)

AM = Air Medal

ARCOM = Army Commendation Medal

BSM = Bronze Star Medal

COM = Certificate of Merit Medal

DFC = Distinguished Flying Cross (United States)

NC = Navy Cross

OLC = Oak Leaf Cluster - This was a small oak leaf was a device issued to indicate a second award of a previous medal, such as the Purple Heart (PH) or the Bronze Star Medal(BSM).
(OLC = Gold, Silver, or Bronze)

PH = Purple Heart

POW = Prisoner of War

SS = Silver Star

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