Valor awards for CAPT (then LTJG) Thomas Jerome Hudner, Jr. (1924-living) USN. Medal of Honor for attempting to rescue a squadron mate whose plane struck be anti-aircraft fire and trailing smoke, was forced down behind enemy lines near the Chosin Reservoir, North Korea, on 4 December 1950. He was the only Naval aviator, to be awarded the Medal of Honor in the Korean War. Other awards: Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Air Medal, and more. Visit site, read more.