Men of Valor

Men of Valor is a feature of the Victory Institute website that highlights the valor of the members of the U.S. Armed Forces. Our database of medal citations is continually expanding and if you would like to see someone whose citation is not listed, leave a comment below with the name of the service member and any pertinent details. Check back often as our website is continually expanding.

Featured Recipient

On April 6, 2003, at Debecka Pass, Staff Sgt. Jeffrey M. Adamec destroyed four Iraqi armored personnel carriers and one enemy position with Javelin anti-tank missiles while under fire when his team attacked a fortified ridgeline in northern Iraq. For his actions that helped secure an intersection linking Mosul and Kirkuk, Adamec was awarded the Silver Star.

Medal of Honor

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Silver Star

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Distinguished Flying Cross

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