KCRGSilver Star Medal for Valor awarded to Aloysious H. SchmittKCRGDUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- It was 76 years ago on December 7 when a Dubuque man lost his life, along with thousands of others, when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. More than 2,000 Americans died in the attack. Among them was Aloysius H.

  • Navy awards Bronze Star to Heard sailor posthumously
    Boatswain's Mates stand before a ceremony in honor of Chief Boatswain’s Mate Joseph George, a Heard County native who was posthumously awarded the Bronze Star with Valor during ... awarded the Silver ...
    12/27/2017 - 9:46 pm | View Link
  • Silver Star Medal for Valor awarded to Aloysius H. Schmitt
    He was a hero at Pearl Harbor.'" At the ceremony, Schmitt's nephew accepted the award on behalf of Father Al. He received the Silver Star Medal from the Navy Chief of Chaplains Rear Adm. Margaret Kibb...
    12/7/2017 - 9:04 am | View Link
  • Pearl Harbor hero recognized 76 years after saving 6 from sinking USS Arizona
    Ahead of Thursday’s anniversary, the secretary of the U.S. Navy posthumously awarded the Bronze Star with valor to Chief Petty Officer ... the navy secretary also awarded the Silver Star Medal to Lt. ...
    12/7/2017 - 8:15 am | View Link
  • Georgia sailor’s family to receive his Bronze Star
    (Aloysious H.) Schmitt and Chief George are heroes whose service and sacrifice will stand as an example for current and future service members.” In addition to George’s Bronze Star, the secretary also ...
    12/6/2017 - 1:53 pm | View Link
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  • Navy Awards Two Medals for Valor at Pearl Harbor
    Schmitt was retroactively eligible for the Silver Star Medal, the military’s third-highest personal decoration for valor in combat. Schmitt’s family petitioned the Navy to upgrade his recognition to a combat valor award.
    09/29/2018 - 11:52 pm | View Website
  • LTJG Aloysius H. Schmitt Silver Star award correspondence ...
    Medals, I have awarded the Silver Star Medal, posthumously, to Lieutenant (Junior Grade) Aloysius H. Schmitt, Chaplain Corps, U.S. Navy. for his actions On 7 December 1941 at pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
    09/29/2018 - 1:15 pm | View Website
  • Chaplain Aloysius Schmitt awarded Silver Star – The Witness
    Chaplain Aloysius Schmitt awarded Silver Star December 1, 2017 ... Father Schmitt was initially awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal and the Purple Heart. The U.S. military has more recently determined that Chaplain Schmitt’s valor merited the Silver Star — the third-highest military combat decoration awarded to a member of the U.S ...
    09/28/2018 - 11:07 am | View Website
  • Navy posthumously awards Silver Star to St. Lucas man for ...
    The Navy recently awarded the posthumous award of a combat medal to a sailor from St. Lucas, Chaplain Lt. j.g. Aloysius H. Schmitt, who was killed in the line of duty at Pearl Harbor while saving the lives of many of his shipmates during the Japanese attack of Dec. 7, 1941.
    12/10/2017 - 6:57 am | View Website
  • Navy Posthumously Awards Silver Star Medal for Valor at ...
    Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer awarded the Silver Star Medal to Chaplain Lt. J.G. Aloysious H. Schmitt for gallantry in action against the enemy while serving on the battleship USS ...
    12/9/2017 - 8:45 am | View Website
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