11th Armored Cavalry's Veterans of Vietnam & Cambodia
Recipients of the Legion of Merit

1966-1972

[The Legion of Merit Medal]

Legion of Merit

a. The Legion of Merit, section 1121, title 10, United States Code (10 USC 1121), was established by Act of Congress 20 July 1942.

b. The Legion of Merit is awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States or a friendly foreign nation who has distinguished himself or herself by exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services and achievements.

c. Criteria for members of the Armed Forces of the united States army as follows:

d. Criteria for member of Armed Forces of foreign nations is in AR 672-7(C).

NAME

RANK
UNIT AWARD DATE OF ACTION APPROVAL
AUTHORITY
GENERAL ORDER APPROVAL DATE
BAHNSEN, JOHN C MAJ AIR CAV TRP LM SEPT 1968-SEPT 1969 See Notes    
BOLAN, ROBERT L. MSG HHT, 2/11 LM 9 APR 1970-24 JULY 1970   4515 9/22/1970
CREIGHTON, NEAL LTC HHT, 3/11 LM 1967-1968 See Notes    
DOZIER, JAMES L MAJ HHT REGT LM 1968-1969 See Notes    
FARLEY, ROY W COL HHT REGT LM 8 MAY 1966-5 DEC 1967 See Notes    
GERRITY, JOHN L COL HHT REGT LM 22 JUNE 1970-5 DEC 1970 See Notes    
GORDER, CHARLES R COL HHT REGT LM 22 MAR 1968-15 JUL 1968 See Notes    
HOWELL, MARTIN D LTC HHT, 1/11 LM 1966-1967 See Notes    
KEELER, EDWARD F MAJ HHT REGT LM JAN 1966- DEC 1966 USARV 7098 12/29/1966
LEACH, JAMES H COL HHT REGT LM 6 APR 1969-6 DEC 1969      
MCENERY, JOHN W LTC HHT, 3/11 LM 1968-1969 See Notes    
PATTON, GEORGE S COL HHT REGT LM 15 JUL 1968-6 APR 1969 See Notes    
STARRY, DONN A COL HHT REGT LM 6 DEC 1969-22 JUN 1970 See Notes    
STIGER, RICHARD E * 1SG L TRP, 3/11 LM SEP 1964-FEB 1967 USARV 1364 3/27/1967
             
             
             
             
               
LOM - Legion Of Merit    
OLC - OAK LEAF CLUSTER    
* - POSTHUMOUS AWARD    
Note: Source: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates    
     
Last Update: September 28, 2019    
Compiled By:  Allen Hathaway,  11thcav1966@comcast.net