Army Distinguished Service Cross



Distinguished Service Cross recipients are listed by conflict. Click on the conflict listed below to view a PDF list of the recipients from that respective conflict/period in a new browser window, or "right-click" on the link to download the document to your computer with the "Save As" command.

Current as of: Sept 9, 2022

  Conflicts / Periods  
Indian Wars/Campaigns, 1817-1898 China Relief Expedition, 1900-1901 Korean War, 1950-1953
Interim Period, 1866-1898 Interim Period, 1901-1916 Vietnam War, 1956-1975
Spanish American War, 1898 Mexico, 1911-1919 Afghanistan, 2001- 2021
Merit Conversion, 1899-1900 World War I, 1917-1918 Iraq, 2003-2011
Philippines, 1899-1913 World War II, 1941-1945  

Throughout history, some service members from other branches were awarded the Army Distinguished Service Cross. They can be found here;


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The sole purpose of the information provided on this website is to publicly recognize those U.S. military members who are recipients of a Medal of Honor, Service Cross, or Silver Star. This information is based on awards reporting made available to the Military Departments. In making this information public, DoD does not represent that all those members who are entitled to wear the subject awards are identified. The public should not rely on the information on this website as a definitive identification of all those members who are recipients of the subject awards. Specifically, the information made available on this website should not be used to confirm whether or not an individual was awarded the subject awards for any purpose. DoD disclaims any liability arising from reliance on the information on this website.

Army Air Corps/Army Air Forces/U.S. Air Force members recognized for actions prior to 1 July 1948 are listed as Army members; on/after 1 July 1948 they are listed as Air Force members.

Members listed multiple times were recognized for valor the number of times listed. For example, a Soldier whose name is listed twice on the Army’s Distinguished Service Cross list was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for two separate acts.

Listed names are the names of the members reflected in official military records.

Members are listed by their respective military Service, not by the military Service that awarded the medal. For example, a Marine awarded a Distinguished Service Cross by the Army would be listed by the U.S. Marine Corps.