After flying over 75 missions during the war, Armstrong received the Air Medal for 20 successful combat missions, as well as a Gold Star, among many other commendations.
What does AM stand for?
AM stands for Air Medal
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We have 232 other meanings of AM in our Acronym Attic
- Age-Matched (Z-score used in conjunction with DEXA scan reports)
- Agencia de Monitoreo (Guatemala, security agency)
- Agent Metal (music composition group)
- Aggressive Mechanism
- Agile Methodology
- Agile Modeling
- Agricultural and Mechanical
- Aide Mémoire (French:memorandum)
- Air Marshal
- Air Mass
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Cederholm, crew chief, received the Air Medal for actions during a priority re-supply mission in support of 1 st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, also known as Geronimo, on June 12, 2011.
Among his awards and decorations were the Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster, the Distinguished Flying Cross, and Air Medal with eight OLCs.
Shortly after, James found himself as a very young officer on a B-17 stationed in England, where he led bombing raids on Germany as lead bombardier/navigator, earning many medals (Distinguished Flying Cross and Air Medal of Honor, to name two) on his 26 missions.
God Bless America Lieutenant General Dubia's awards include the Defense Distinguished Service Medal, the Distinguished Service Medal, the Legion of Merit (with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters), the Bronze Star Medal (with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters), the Meritorious Service Medal (with Oak Leaf Cluster), Air Medals, the Army Commendation Medal (with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters) and the Army Achievement Medal.
Mike Zaiko of VAW-120 the Air Medal for their successful gear-up landing of Greyhawk 634 on 15 August.
She is a combat veteran, and has earned four Air Medals for service in combat operations over Afghanistan and Iraq.
In a military career spanning 34 years and three wars (World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War), Day received nearly 70 military decorations, including the Congressional Medal of Honor, Air Force Cross, Distinguished Service Medal, Silver Star, Distinguished Flying Cross, POW Ribbon, and several Bronze Stars, Air Medals, and Purple Hearts.