USS Hornet (CV-8) - Awards


The Hornet was awarded four battle stars during World War II.

Service stars awarded
Action No. Operation:Action Operation Period Period of CV-8 Participation Battle Stars Awarded Notes
(1) The Battle of Midway 3–6 Jun 42 3 June 42 – 6 June 42 1 A Presidential Unit Citation was awarded for this battle to Torpedo Squadron 8 flying from U.S.S. Hornet CV-8
(2) The Buin-Faisi-Tonolai raid 5 Oct 42 5 Oct 42 1
(3) The capture and defense of Guadalcanal 10 August 42 – 8 February 43 16 Oct 42 1
(4) The Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands 26 Oct 42 26 Oct 42 1 The U.S.S. Hornet CV-8 was sunk during this battle after being in service for a year and six days.
Total Battle Stars 4

In addition, Torpedo Squadron 8 flying from the Hornet was awarded the Presidential Unit Citation."for extraordinary heroism and distinguished service beyond the call of duty" during the Battle of Midway.

Read more about this topic:  USS Hornet (CV-8)

Other articles related to "awards, award":

59th World Science Fiction Convention - Awards - Other Awards
... John W ... Campbell Award for Best New Writer of 2000 or 2001 Kristine Smith ...
The A-Team - Production Notes - Awards
... During its time, The A-Team was nominated for 3 Emmy Awards In 1983 (Outstanding Film Sound Mixing for a Series) for the pilot episode, in 1984 (Outstanding Film Sound Mixing for a Series) for the episode "When You ...
Kelly Osbourne - Awards and Nominations
2002 – Teen Choice Awards – TV – Choice Breakout Star, Female (The Osbournes) – Won 2003 – Teen Choice Awards – Favorite TV Personality – Nominated 2003 – Teen Choice Awards – Choice ...
3D Systems - Community Involvement & Partnerships
... Systems began partnering with the 90-year-old Scholastic Art Writing Awards in the Future New category ... For this branch of the Scholastic Awards, students will be challenged to express bold and innovative ideas using new technologies. 3D design software to facilitate their creations and will award three winners with a $1000 scholarship ...
41st Academy Awards - Winners - Presenters
... Best Actress and Best Cinematography) Diahann Carroll (Presenter Best Visual Effects, Documentary Awards Honorary Award to Onna White) Tony Curtis (Presenter Best Supporting Actress, Short Subjects Awards ...