Olinto Mark Barsanti: Medals and Awards

Awards and Decorations

  • Distinguished Service Cross
  • Distinguished Service Medal
  • Silver Star with Four Oak Leaf Clusters
  • Legion of Merit with One Oak Leaf Cluster
  • Distinguished Flying Cross
  • Bronze Star Medal with “V” Device and Seven Oak Leaf Clusters
  • Air Medal with “V” Device and Seven Oak Leaf Clusters
  • Army Commendation Medal
  • Purple Heart Medal with Six Oak Leaf Clusters
  • VN National Order (5th Class)
  • VN National (Army) Distinguished Service Cross with Rosette (1st Class)
  • VN Cross of Gallantry with Palm
  • VN Cross of Gallantry with Silver Star
  • Croix de Guerre with Palm
  • Combat Infantryman’s Badge with Star
  • Parachutist Badge
  • Presidential Unit Citation with Two Oak Leaf Clusters
  • Ranger Award
  • Vietnamese Master Parachutist Award
  • Vietnamese Civic Action Medal, 1st Class

Service Medals

  • National Defense Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster
  • United Nations Service Medal
  • European Asiatic Mediterranean Service Medal, Five Bronze Stars
  • American Defense Service Medal
  • World War II Victory Medal
  • Army Occupation Medal (Germany – Japan)
  • Korean Service Medal with Six Service Stars
  • Vietnam Service Medal with Three Campaign Stars
  • Vietnam Campaign Medal (with 1960 Date Bar)

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