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 – It 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 Cross– Military 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