For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his or her life above and beyond the call of duty. Meet the living recipients:
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U.S. Marine Corps

The first Marines to receive the Medal of Honor were six Civil War combatants. Three were recognized for their actions at the Battle of Mobile Bay, and two others for their actions on the USS Ticonderoga at Fort Fisher, NC. The U.S. Navy calls its Medal the Navy and Marine Corps' Medal of Honor.

Harvey C. Barnum
U.S. Marine Corps
Arthur J. Jackson
U.S. Marine Corps
Robert J. Modrzejewski
U.S. Marine Corps
Howard V. Lee
U.S. Marine Corps
William Kyle Carpenter
U.S. Marine Corps
Robert E. Simanek
U.S. Marine Corps
Hershel Woodrow Williams
U.S. Marine Corps
Robert E. O'Malley
U.S. Marine Corps
Richard A. Pittman
U.S. Marine Corps
Allan J. Kellogg
U.S. Marine Corps
Dakota L. Meyer
U.S. Marine Corps
Jay R. Vargas
U.S. Marine Corps