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The Men of The 508th Proved Their Worth In Combat

MEDALS AWARDED
 in order of precedence

TOTAL

UNIT HONORS

Medal of Honor 1 Combat Medic Badge
Distinguished Service Cross 14 Good Conduct Medal
Distinguished Service Medal 1

Miscellaneous Decorations

Legion of Merit 3 Bronze Service Arrowhead
Silver Star 111 Combat Awards
Soldier's Medal 7 Presidential Honor Guard, Frankfurt
Bronze Star 341 June 6, 1946 - Ste. Mere Eglise (Award of Croix de Guerre)
Purple Heart 1,274 June 6, 1946 - London (King George VI Review, Great Britain's Victory Day)
Unit Citations

19

Battlefield and Post-War Commissions
Combat Infantryman Badge   Post War Honors Accorded
OEF VALOROUS UNIT AWARDS
Order Nr

Cited Organizations Included

145-15 Detachment, 28 Aug 09 to 25 Aug 10)
145-24 HHC, 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment
Company A. 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment (less Detachment, 28 Aug 09 to 25 Aug 10)
Detachment, Company B, 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment
Company C, 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment (less Detachment, 28 Aug 09 to 23 Aug 10)
Company D, 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment
145-25 Company B, 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment (less Detachment, 28 Aug 09 to 25 Aug 10)
Detachment, Company A, 2d Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment
Detachment. Company A, 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment
055-12 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment
2d Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment
OEF MERITORIOUS UNIT COMMENDATION
Order Nr Cited Organizations Included
272-01 Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2d Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment
Company A, 2d Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment
Company B, 2d Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment
Company C, 2d Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment
Company D, 2d Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment
Company F, 782d Support Battalion
182-16 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry
145-06 Detachment, Company C, 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment

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AIRBORNE HONORS

  1998 Airborne Day, Illinois 1999 National Airborne Day 2000 National Airborne Day
  2001 National Airborne Day 2002 National Airborne Day 2003 National Airborne Day
  2004 National Airborne Day 2005 National Airborne Day 2006 National Airborne Day
  2007 National Airborne Day 2008 National Airborne Day 2009 National Airborne Day
  2010 National Airborne Day 2011 National Airborne Day 2012 National Airborne Day
  2013 National Airborne Day 2014 National Airborne Day  

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