The US Navy and Marine Corps's elegantly designed equivalent of the army's Distinguished Service Medal
His civilian awards include two Presidential Medals of Freedom, the President's Citizens Medal, the Congressional Gold Medal and the Secretary of Energy Distinguished Service Medal
He had also served in the first Gulf War and, following his death in Afghanistan, the military awarded him the Air Medal, the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, the Nevada Distinguished Service Medal
and the Combat Action Badge.
He retired this summer with the rank of rear admiral and received the Navy Distinguished Service Medal
from President Bush.
But there was something especially appalling about the ceremony on Monday in which General Miller got the Distinguished Service Medal
in -- of all places -- the Pentagon's Hall of Heroes.
Schwartz has been awarded the Defense Distinguished Service Medal
with oak leaf cluster, the Distinguished Service Medal
, the Defense Superior Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, the Legion of Merit with two oak leaf clusters, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters, the Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster, and the Army Commendation Medal.
He won the NASA Distinguished Service Medal
and a Space Medal of Honor for his efforts.
Caption: DEAN LEBOEUF of Tallahassee was presented the Florida Distinguished Service Medal
For his service as a flight research pilot, he received NASA's Distinguished Service Medal
He has been awarded numerous honors throughout his military career, including the Defense Distinguished Service Medal
, the Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster and the Distinguished Flying Cross with oak leaf cluster, among others.
Zinni is also the recipient of numerous awards, including the Defense Distinguished Service Medal
with oak leaf cluster; the Distinguished Service Medal
; the Defense Superior Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters; the Bronze Star with Combat "V" and gold star, and the Purple Heart.
At his retirement ceremony he was presented a second Department of Defense Distinguished Service Medal
for extraordinary performance of duty and exceptional achievement as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
And then there's the case of Far Right historian Alfred Schickel, who was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal
of the Federal Republic of Germany for his efforts to combat "ignorance, prejudice, and disinformation.
His major awards and decorations include the Defense Distinguished Service Medal
, the Distinguished Service Medal
, the Southwest Asia Service Medal with two Bronze Stars, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and the Humanitarian Service Medal, to name just a few.
They are the Order of the Golden Heart of Kenya, Uhodari Medal, The Order of the Burning Spear, The Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya, The Distinguished Conduct Order, The Distinguished Service Medal
and The Silver Star of Kenya.