Special Report

States With the Most Medal of Honor Recipients

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50. Alaska
> Medal of honor recipients who enlisted in state: 0
> Conflict with the most recipients from state: N/A
> Service branch with the most recipients from state: N/A

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49. Nevada
> Medal of honor recipients who enlisted in state: 2
> Conflict with the most recipients from state: Indian Campaigns (1 recipient)
> Service branch with the most recipients from state: U.S. Army (1 recipient)

48. South Dakota
> Medal of honor recipients who enlisted in state: 3
> Conflict with the most recipients from state: World War II (2 recipients)
> Service branch with the most recipients from state: U.S. Army (2 recipients)

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47. Wyoming
> Medal of honor recipients who enlisted in state: 3
> Conflict with the most recipients from state: World War II (2 recipients)
> Service branch with the most recipients from state: U.S. Army (3 recipients)

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46. Hawaii
> Medal of honor recipients who enlisted in state: 5
> Conflict with the most recipients from state: Vietnam War (3 recipients)
> Service branch with the most recipients from state: U.S. Army (5 recipients)

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