Distinguished Service Cross

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a United States Army decoration for extraordinary heroism against an armed enemy

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Merchant Navy Captain John William Bell of Redcar, above, received the Distinguished Service Cross during the First World War.
The Hall of Valor recognizes Oregonians who have received a Distinguished Service Cross, Navy Cross equivalent, or the Medal of Honor.
The Distinguished Service Cross is the nation's second highest award for valor, bestowed on someone who exhibits extraordinary heroism while engaged in military actions against an enemy of the United States.
As the citation for his Distinguished Service Cross explains:
He had received the Distinguished Service Cross, the second highest decoration that can be awarded to a member of the U.
For his selfless service and complete disregard for his own safety over that of his comrades, Cooper was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross.
Evidence of their fighting skills and heroism can be found in NCOs like Staff Sergeant Timothy Nein, who earned the Distinguished Service Cross, and Sergeant Leigh Ann Hester, who became the first female to earn a Silver Star since World War II.
He also earned four purple hearts, a Distinguished Service Cross and the French Croix de Guerre three times over for his efforts.
Stenhouse also emerged with a chest full of medals, including the Distinguished Service Order, Distinguished Service Cross and France's Croix de Guerre.
Morgan, an RAF officer on secondment to the Royal Navy won the Distinguished Service Cross.
In September 1944, he was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross "for good service in action of destroyer forces"--contributing to the sinking of seven enemy warships and a submarine.
Sergeant Eugene Dorland and Staff Sergeant John Reynolds were also awarded the Distinguished Service Cross.
Coleman, who was posthumously awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for single-handedly halting an enemy column.
The real puzzle is why Cooper was not awarded the US Distinguished Service Cross if he was being seriously considered for the Medal of Honor.
Donovan finished service in World War I as a full colonel and earned three Purple Hearts, the Distinguished Service Cross (second highest award for valor) and the Medal of Honor (highest award for valor), among other awards.
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