Distinguished Service Cross

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Distinguished Service Cross,


Distinguished Service Medal,


Distinguished Service Order:

see decorations, civil and militarydecorations, civil and military,
honors bestowed by a government to reward services or achievements, particularly those implying valor. The practice of bestowing such decorations dates back at least to the laurel wreaths of the ancient Greeks and Romans and gained prevalence
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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.
He had received the Distinguished Service Cross, the second highest decoration that can be awarded to a member of the U.
He also earned four purple hearts, a Distinguished Service Cross and the French Croix de Guerre three times over for his efforts.
In WWII he joined the US Navy, reaching the rank of Lt Commander and in 1944 he was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross.
Morgan, an RAF officer on secondment to the Royal Navy won the Distinguished Service Cross.
Awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, Mr Phillips returned to the Army, received a commission and became a captain before eventually leaving to become a heath and safety consultant.
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.

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