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.

Arthur J. Jackson
U.S. Marine Corps
Jay R. Vargas
U.S. Marine Corps
Wesley L. Fox
U.S. Marine Corps
Howard V. Lee
U.S. Marine Corps
Robert E. O'Malley
U.S. Marine Corps
Robert J. Modrzejewski
U.S. Marine Corps
Harvey C. Barnum
U.S. Marine Corps
William Kyle Carpenter
U.S. Marine Corps
Duane E. Dewey
U.S. Marine Corps
Robert E. Simanek
U.S. Marine Corps
Dakota L. Meyer
U.S. Marine Corps
James E. Livingston
U.S. Marine Corps