Air Medal

'Air Medal' can also refer to...

Air Medal

Air Force Combat Readiness Medal

POWELL, Colin Luther (born 1937), Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Air Medal, Purple Heart; Secretary of State, USA, 2001–05; Strategic Limited Partner, Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers, since 2005

KNIGHT, Michael (William Patrick) (born 1932), Life Vice-President, The Air League, since 2004 (Member of Council, 1990–2004; Chairman, 1992–98; President, 1998–2004; Founders’ Medal, 2005)

NORSTAD, Lauris (1907 - 1988), Legion of Merit (US) with Cluster; Air Medal; United States Air Forces, retired; Hon. Chairman (formerly Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, 1967–72), Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corporation (President, Owens-Corning Fiberglas International, January-December 1963)

MOORE-GUGGISBERG, Decima (died 1964), Médaille de Reconnaissance Française, Première Classe; Hon. Organiser and Director General, British Navy, Army and Air Force Leave Club, Paris, European War, 1914–18 and War of 1939–45 (Overseas Medals, 1939–45 Star, France and Germany Star, War Medal 1939–45)

MOORER, Thomas Hinman (1912 - 2004), Defense Distinguished Service Medals, 1973 and 1974; Navy DSM 1965, 1967, 1968, 1970; Army DSM 1974; Air Force DSM 1974; Silver Star 1942; Legion of Merit, 1945; DFC 1942; Purple Heart, 1942; Presidential Unit Citation, 1942; Board Member: Blount Inc.; Fairchild Industries; USLICO; CACI

GOODPASTER, Andrew Jackson (1915 - 2005), United States Army, retired; US Medal of Freedom, 1984; DSC (US); DSM (Def.) (Oak Leaf Cluster); DSM (Army) (3 Oak Leaf Clusters); DSM (Navy); DSM (Air Force); Silver Star; Legion of Merit (Oak Leaf Cluster); Purple Heart (Oak Leaf Cluster); Superintendent, United States Military Academy, West Point, New York (in grade of Lt-Gen.), 1977–81


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Warfare and Defence


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

U.S. military decoration awarded for “meritorious achievement while participating in aerial flight.” Established by Executive Order on May 11, 1942, the Air Medal may be awarded to members of any branch of service.


Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.