The Service Cross Medals – Honoring Extra Ordinary Heroism – Stamps of USA 2016

The Service Cross Medals – Honoring Extra Ordinary Heroism – Stamps of USA 2016.

The USPS issued a set of four stamps on The Service Cross Medals -Honoring Extra Ordinary Heroism. The stamps were issued on 30 May 2016 . The Medals are

Distinguished  Service Cross РIt is the second highest military decoration that can be awarded to a member of United States Army (Previously to USA Air Forces also). Awarded for extra ordinary heroism.

Navy Cross– It is the second highest military decoration that can be awarded to a members of United States Navy,U.S Marine Corps (Coast Guard when operating under authority of Navy). Awarded for extra ordinary heroism.

Air Force Cross- It is the second highest military decoration that can be awarded to a member of United States Air Force. Awarded for extra ordinary heroism.

Coast Guard CrossРMilitary decoration of U.S Coast Guard.Established on 15 Oct 2010. For extra ordinary acts of heroism by a member of U S Coast Guard when not operating under the authority  of U S Navy.

A Sheet issued is listed below.

HONORING EXTRAORDINARY HEROISM
THE SERVICE CROSS MEDALS -HONORING EXTRA ORDINARY HEROISM -USA 2016