GENERAL GEORGE HAMMOND

Awards and Decorations

Enlisted Rank Insignia | Officer Rank Insignia

General O'Neill | Colonel Carter | Colonel Mitchell | General Hammond | General Landry | Dr. Fraiser


Command Pilot Wings


Awards and Decorations


Master Space/Missile
Branch Badge



Row 1

Legion of Merit, 2nd award (devices: 1 bronze oak leaf cluster)

Distinguished Flying Cross

Defense Meritorious Service Medal


Row 2

Meritorious Service Medal, 4th award (devices: 3 bronze oak leaf clusters)

Air Medal, 9th award (devices: 1 silver and 3 bronze oak leaf clusters)

Joint Service Commendation Medal


Row 3

Air Force Commendation Medal, 4th award (3 bronze oak leaf clusters)

Air Force Outstanding Unit Award, 4th award (3 bronze oak leaf clusters)

Air Force Organizational Excellence Award


Row 4

Combat Readiness Medal

National Defense Service Medal, 2nd award (devices: 1 bronze star)

Vietnam Service Medal, 2nd award (devices: 1 bronze star)


Row 5

Southwest Asia Service Medal, 2nd award (devices: 1 bronze star)

Air Force Overseas Ribbon - Long Tour

Air Force Overseas Ribbon - Short Tour, 3rd award (2 bronze oak leaves)


Row 6

Air Force Longevity Service award, 6th award (devices: 1 silver oak leaf)

Air Force Small Arms Expert Ribbon

Air Force Training Ribbon


Row 7

Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross

Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Kuwait Liberation Medal, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with palm





With many thanks to Barry Peters, Susan Pajos, and Douglas Thar for their assistance.