Medal of Valor (disambiguation)

Medal of Valor (disambiguation)

The Medal of Valor is a type of medal given to honor military or public safety personnel who have served with gallantry. The Medal of Valor may refer to the:

*9/11 Heroes Medal of Valor, awarded by the government of the United States, created specifically to honor the 442 public safety officers who were killed in the line of duty during the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center and The Pentagon
*Gold Medal of Military Valor, an Italian medal established on 21 May 1793 by King Victor Amadeus III of Sardinia
*Los Angeles Police Medal of Valor, the highest law enforcement medal given by the Los Angeles Police Department
*Maryland Medal for Valor, awarded to members of the Maryland National Guard in recognition of acts of personal heroism
*Medal for Valor, the highest military medal that could be awarded to a soldier of the Soviet Union for bravery on the field of battle and retained by the Russian Federation after the demise of the USSR
*Medal of Valor (Civil Air Patrol), a decoration that may be awarded to a member of the Civil Air Patrol, the official civilian auxiliary of the United States Air Force
*Medal of Valor, an Israeli Military decoration, instituted by the Law of Decorations in the Israel Defense Forces of 1970
*New York City Police Department Medal for Valor, conferred upon NYC police officers for acts of outstanding personal bravery
*New York State Medal of Valor, conferred upon members of the state military forces by the Governor of New York for acts of personal heroism [ [http://www.dmna.state.ny.us/dmna/awards/mov.html] ]
*Philippine Medal of Valor, the highest military award given by the Armed Forces of the Philippines
*Pingat Keberanian, Singaporean Medal of Valour, awarded for an act of courage and gallantry in circumstances of personal danger
*Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor, awarded to American police officers, firefighters and other emergency services personnel by the U.S. Department of Justice
*Silver Medal of Military Valor, an Italian medal established in 1833 by King Charles Albert of Sardinia
*Texas Department of Public Safety Medal of Valor, the Commissioners' Medal of Valor is the highest honor bestowed by the Texas Department of Public Safety and is awarded to Texas Rangers and other officers who have displayed conspicuous gallantry, courage and heroism at considerable risk to their own lives [ [http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/medalofvalor.htm The DPS Medal of Valor] ]
*Texas Medal of Valor, awarded to members of the state military forces by the Governor of Texas for acts of personal heroism

ee also

*Cross of Valor
*Cross of Valour
*Medal of Military Valour
*Star of Military Valour

References


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