MOH

State Heroes Total:
22
Service Branch

Afghanistan (OEF/OFS)

Clinton Romesha photo

Staff Sergeant Clinton Romesha

Minot, ND

Afghanistan (OEF/OFS)

Branch of Service: Army

Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: B Troop

Battalion / Task Group / Squadron or equivalent:3d Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team

Division / Fleet / Air Force or Equivalent:4th Infantry Division

For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty while serving as a Section Leader during combat operations against an armed enemy at Combat Outpost Keating, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Provin

Korean War

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Master Sergeant Woodrow W. Keeble

Wahpeton, ND

Korean War

Branch of Service: Army

Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: Company G

Battalion / Task Group / Squadron or equivalent:2nd Battalion, 19th Infantry

Division / Fleet / Air Force or Equivalent:24th Infantry Division

Master Sergeant Keeble saw that the attacking elements had become pinned down on the slope by heavy enemy fire from three well-fortified and strategically placed enemy positions.

Philippine Insurrection

Charles P. Davis photo

Private Charles P. Davis

Valley City, ND

Philippine Insurrection

Branch of Service: Army

Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: Company G

Battalion / Task Group / Squadron or equivalent:1st North Dakota Volunteer Infantry

With 21 other scouts charged across a burning bridge, under heavy fire, and completely routed 600 of the enemy who were entrenched in a strongly fortified position.

Thomas Sletteland photo

Private Thomas Sletteland

Grafton, ND

Philippine Insurrection

Branch of Service: Army

Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: Company C

Battalion / Task Group / Squadron or equivalent:1st North Dakota Infantry Regiment

Singlehanded and alone defended his dead and wounded comrades against a greatly superior force of the enemy.

Frank F. Ross photo

Private Frank F. Ross

Langdon, ND

Philippine Insurrection

Branch of Service: Army

Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: Company H

Battalion / Task Group / Squadron or equivalent:1st North Dakota Volunteer Infantry

With 21 other scouts charged across a burning bridge, under heavy fire, and completely routed 600 of the enemy who were entrenched in a strongly fortified position.

Richard M. Longfellow photo

Private Richard M. Longfellow

Mandan, ND

Philippine Insurrection

Branch of Service: Army

Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: Company A

Battalion / Task Group / Squadron or equivalent:1st North Dakota Volunteer Infantry

With 21 other scouts charged across a burning bridge, under heavy fire, and completely routed 600 of the enemy who were entrenched in a strongly fortified position.

Frank L. Anders photo

Major Frank L. Anders

Fargo, ND

Philippine Insurrection

Branch of Service: Army

Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: Company B

Battalion / Task Group / Squadron or equivalent:1st North Dakota Volunteer Infantry

With 11 other scouts, without waiting for the supporting battalion to aid them or to get into a position to do so, charged over a distance of about 150 yards and completely routed about 300 of the enemy who were in line and in a position that could onl

John B. Kinne photo

Captain John B. Kinne

Fargo, ND

Philippine Insurrection

Branch of Service: Army

Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: Company B

Battalion / Task Group / Squadron or equivalent:1st North Dakota Volunteer Infantry

With 21 other scouts charged across a burning bridge, under heavy fire, and completely routed 600 of the enemy who were entrenched in a strongly fortified position.

Gotfred Jensen photo

Private Gotfred Jensen

Devils Lake, ND

Philippine Insurrection

Branch of Service: Army

Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: Company D

Battalion / Task Group / Squadron or equivalent:1st North Dakota Volunteer Infantry

With 11 other scouts, without waiting for the supporting battalion to aid them or to get into a position to do so, charged over a distance of about 150 yards and completely routed about 300 of the enemy, who were in line and in a position that could on

Otto A. Boehler photo

Private Otto A. Boehler

Wahpeton, ND

Philippine Insurrection

Branch of Service: Army

Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: Company I

Battalion / Task Group / Squadron or equivalent:1st North Dakota Volunteer Infantry

With 21 other scouts Private Boehler charged across a burning bridge, under heavy fire, and completely routed 600 of the enemy who were entrenched in a strongly fortified position.

Willis H. Downs photo

Wagoneer Willis H. Downs

Jamestown, ND

Philippine Insurrection

Branch of Service: Army

Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: Company H

Battalion / Task Group / Squadron or equivalent:1st North Dakota Volunteer Infantry

With 11 other scouts, without waiting for the supporting battalion to aid them or to get into a position to do so, charged over a distance of about 150 yards and completely routed about 300 of the enemy who were in line and in a position that could onl

Spanish-American War

Theodore Roosevelt Jr. photo

Commander-In-Chief Theodore Roosevelt Jr.

Medora, ND

Spanish-American War

Branch of Service: Army

Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: 1st U.S. Volunteer Cavalry Regiment (Rough Riders)

Lieutenant Colonel Roosevelt, in total disregard for his personal safety, and accompanied by only four or five men, led a desperate and gallant charge up San Juan Hill, encouraging his troops to continue the assault through withering enemy fire over op

Joseph E. Carter photo

Blacksmith Joseph E. Carter

Fargo, ND

Spanish-American War

Branch of Service: Navy

Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: USS Marblehead

Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Carter set an example of extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.

Benjamin F. Hardaway photo

Colonel Benjamin F. Hardaway

Fort Totten, ND

Spanish-American War

Branch of Service: Army

Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: Company C

Battalion / Task Group / Squadron or equivalent:17th Infantry

Gallantly assisted in the rescue of the wounded from in front of the lines and under heavy fire from the enemy.

Vietnam

Loren Douglas Hagen photo 1971

1st Lieutenant Loren Douglas Hagen

Fargo, ND

Vietnam

Branch of Service: Army

Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: Special Forces

Date of Loss: August 07, 1971 / Age: 25

At approximately 0630 hours on the morning of 7 August 1971 the small team came under a fierce assault by a superior-sized enemy force using heavy small arms, automatic weapons, mortar, and rocket fire. 1st Lt.