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1897

  • ---- ---- : West Texas Military Institute — Lockwood Silver Medal
  • ---- ---- : West Texas Military Institute — Academy Gold Medal
  • ---- ---- : West Texas Military Institute — Class Valedictorian

1898

  • 13 Jun : United States Military Academy — Congressional appointment by Theobald Otjen (U.S. Representative from Wisconsin's 4th district)

1903

  • 10 Jun : United States Military Academy — Bachelor of Science
  • 10 Jun : United States Military Academy — Graduated as First Captain of the Corps of Cadets

1905

  • 12 Jan : Philippine Campaign Medal United States — Philippine Campaign Medal

1918

  • 18 Mar : Croix de Guerre 1914-1918 (Palm) French Republic — War Cross 1914-1918 (first palm)
  • 09 Jul : Mexican Border Service Medal United States — Mexican Border Service Medal
  • 07 Sep : Distinguished Service Cross United States — Distinguished Service Cross
  • 08 Nov : Croix de Guerre 1914-1918 (2 Palms) French Republic — War Cross 1914-1918 (second palm)
  • 11 Nov : Legion of Honour (Commander) French Republic — National Order of the Legion of Honour (Grade of Commander)

1919

  • ---- ---- : Army Distinguished Service Medal United States — Army Distinguished Service Medal [presented by General John J. Pershing on 16 March 1919]
  • 09 Apr : World War I Victory Medal (5 stars) United States — World War I Victory Medal

  • ---- ---- : Blank4 United States — Distinguished Service Cross, first oak leaf cluster
  • ---- ---- : Order of Leopold (Officer) Kingdom of Belgium — Order of Leopold (Grade of Officer)
  • ---- ---- : Order of Polonia Restituta, Grand Cross Republic of Poland — Order of Polonia Restituta (Grade of Grand Cross) [presented by Marshal Józef Piłsudski]

1928

  • ---- ---- : Summer Olympic Games — Olympics Medal
  • ---- ---- : University of Maryland — Legum Doctor (LL.D.)
  • ---- ---- : Widener University — Doctor of Military Science

1929

  • ---- ---- : McDaniel College — Legum Doctor (LL.D.)

1931

  • 17 Sep : Legion of Honour (Grand Officer) French Republic — National Order of the Legion of Honour (Grand Officer) [presented by War Minister André Maginot]

1932

  • 08 Jun : University of Pittsburgh — Legum Doctor (LL.D.)
  • 01 Jul : Blank4 United States — Purple Heart, first oak leaf cluster
  • 19 Jul : Silver Star (6OLC) United States — Silver Star Medal, six oak leaf clusters
  • 03 Oct : Order of Faithful Service Cross (Romania) Kingdom of Romania — Order of Faithful Service (Grand Cross)

1933

  • ---- ---- : 40px United States — Army General Staff Identification Badge

1935

  • 25 Mar : TIME Magazine — Front Cover Photo, Volume XXV Number 12
  • 11 Jun : Norwich University — Master of Military Science
  • 05 Sep : Blank4 United States — Army Distinguished Service Medal, first oak leaf cluster
  • 06 Dec : Army and Navy Club — Gold Medal

1936

  • 14 Jan : Masons of the Philippines — 1st-4th Degree Mason
  • 00 Mar : Masons of the Philippines — 5th-32nd Degree Mason
  • 24 Aug : Field Marshal Baton

1938

  • 29 Mar : University of the Philippines — Legum Doctor, honoris causa (LL.D.)

1941

  • 28 Jun : American Defense Service Medal United States — American Defense Service Medal
  • 21 Nov : Army of Occupation of Germany United States — Army of Occupation of Germany Medal
  • 08 Dec : LIFE Magazine — Front Cover Photo, Dec 1941 issue
  • 29 Dec : TIME Magazine — Front Cover Photo

1942

  • 20 Feb : Distinguished Service Star (Philippines) Republic of the Philippines — Distinguished Service Star
  • 30 Mar : TIME Magazine — Front Cover Photo
  • 01 Apr : Medal of Honor United States — Medal of Honor
  • 01 Jun : University of Wisconsin — Legum Doctor (LL.D.)
  • 19 Sep : American Legion — Distinguished Service Medal
  • 06 Nov : Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal
  • ---- ---- : Midwestern College — S. T. D.
  • ---- ---- : Presidential Unit Citation Presidential Unit Citation
  • ---- ---- : Blank4 Presidential Unit Citation, first oak leaf cluster
  • ---- ---- : Blank4 Presidential Unit Citation, second oak leaf cluster
  • ---- ---- : Blank4 Presidential Unit Citation, third oak leaf cluster
  • ---- ---- : Blank4 Presidential Unit Citation, fourth oak leaf cluster
  • ---- ---- : Army and Navy Union (NYC Police Garrison NO. 3100) — Gold Medal

1943

  • ---- ---- : Blank4 United States — Presidential Unit Citation (fifth oak leaf cluster)

1944

  • 26 Jan : Blank4 United States — Army Distinguished Service Medal, Second oak leaf cluster
  • 29 Jun : Order of Orange-Nassau (Grand Cross) Kingdom of the Netherlands — Order of Orange-Nassau, Grand Cross with Swords [presented on 14 Dec 1944 by Governor-General Dr. Hubertus von Mook]
  • 30 Oct : TIME Magazine — Front Cover Photo
  • ---- ---- : Bronze Star Medal (Valor device) United States — Bronze Star Medal, Valor device

1945

  • 06 Jan : Order of the Sacred Tripod (Grand Cordon) Republic of China — Order of the Sacred Tripod (Special Grand Cordon)
  • 11 Mar : Philippine Medal of Valor Republic of the Philippines — Medal of Valor
  • 06 Jul : World War II Victory Medal United States — World War II Victory Medal
  • 27 Aug : Blank4 United States — Army Distinguished Service Medal (third oak leaf cluster)
  • 27 Aug : TIME Magazine — Front Cover Photo
  • 28 Aug : University of Santo Thomas — Legum Doctor (LL.D.)
  • 17 Sep : LIFE Magazine — Front Cover Photo
  • ---- ---- : University of Queensland — Legum Doctor (LL.D.)

1946

  • 23 Feb :Air Medal United States — Air Medal [presented on 26 February 1946 by General George E. Stratemeyer]
  • 05 Apr : Army of Occupation Medal United States — Army of Occupation Medal
  • 20 Apr : Blank4 United States — Distinguished Service Cross, second oak leaf cluster
  • 27 Oct : Theodore Roosevelt Memorial — Roosevelt Medal
  • 14 Dec : Legion of Honour, Grand Cross French Republic — National Order of the Legion of Honour (Grand Cross) [presented by General Zinovy Peshkov 0n 14 Dec 1946]
  • ---- ---- : Harvard University — Legum Doctor (LL.D.)
  • ---- ---- : Seoul University — Legum Doctor (LL.D.)
  • ---- ---- : Widener University — D. Int. L.

1947

  • 07 Apr : Order of Military Merit (Guatemala) Republic of Guatemala — Cross of Military Merit (First Class)
  • 03 Jun : Missouri Valley College — Legum Doctor (LL.D.)
  • 11 Jun : Navy Distinguished Service Medal United States — Navy Distinguished Service Medal
  • 08 Dec : Masons of the Philippines — 33rd Degree Mason
  • ---- ---- : Columbia University — Legum Doctor (LL.D.)

1948

  • ---- ---- : Cross of War 1940-1945 (palm) Kingdom of Belgium — War Cross 1940-1945 with Palm
  • ---- ---- : Blank4 United States — Presidential Unit Citation, sixth oak leaf cluster

1949

  • 09 May : TIME Magazine — Front Cover Photo

1950

  • 10 Jul : TIME Magazine — Front Cover Photo
  • 28 Aug : LIFE Magazine — Front Cover Photo
  • 29 Sep : Order of Military Merit Teaguk Republic of Korea — Order of Military Merit, First Class
  • 15 Oct : Blank4 Army Distinguished Service Medal, fourth oak leaf cluster
  • 08 Nov : Korean Service Medal United States — Korean Service Medal
  • 12 Dec : United Nations Korea Medal United States — United Nations Korea Medal
  • ---- ---- : Distinguished Flying Cross United States — Distinguished Flying Cross

1951

  • 16 Apr : University of Hawaii — D. C. L.
  • 19 Apr : New York City, New York — Gold Commemorative Medal
  • 28 Apr : Veterans of Foreign Wars — Distinguished Service Citizens Medal
  • 30 Apr : TIME Magazine — Front Cover Photo
  • 01 May : Sons of the American Revolution — Good Citizenship Medal
  • 12 Dec : American Red Cross, New York City — Award for Service to Humanity

1952


  • 12 Jan : Poor Richard Club — Gold Medal of Achievement
  • 22 Feb : Contestants, National Cherry Pie Contest — Commemorative Plaque
  • 01 Dec : Touchdown Club of New York — Touchdown Club Award
  • ---- ---- : Boston, Massachusetts — Korean Service Medal

1955

  • 26 Jan : 60th Annual Lunch at Diocesan Convention, Episcopal Church, Los Angeles, California — Award of Merit Extraordinary
  • 04 Feb : Commemorative Plaque
  • 15 Aug : LIFE Magazine — Front Cover Photo

1956

  • 13 Feb : LIFE Magazine — Front Cover Photo

1959

  • 30 Sep : National Football Foundation — Gold Medal [presented on 01 Dec 1959]

1960

  • 21 Jun : Order of the Rising Sun, Grand Cordon Order of the Rising Sun, Grand Cordon with Paulownia Flowers (State of Japan) [presented by Consul General Mitsuo Tanaka]

1961

  • 10 Jan : Philippine Legion of Honor, Chief Commander Republic of the Philippines — Legion of Honor, Chief Commander
  • 20 Feb : Morris Morgenstern Foundation — Soldier for Freedom Award
  • 19 May : Order of Lafayette — Freedom Award
  • 11 Jul : Lyceum of the Philippines University — Legum Doctor (LL.D.)
  • 20 Jul : Treasury Department — Commemorative gold medal
  • ---- ---- : Combat Infantry Badge United States — Combat Infantryman Badge (Honorary)
  • ---- ---- : Ceremonial Saber [presented by Dato Plang, who had the saber presented to him by Arthur MacArthur in 1900]

1962

  • 12 Apr : New York Commandery, Military Order of Foreign Wars — MacArthur Medal
  • 12 May : United States Military Academy — Sylvanus Thayer Award
  • 24 May : Circumnavigators Club — Order of Magellan
  • 25 May : Boy Scouts of America — Silver Buffalo Award
  • 09 Oct : United States Congress — Congressional Gold Medal
  • 12 Nov : Green Mountain chapter, Retired Officer's Association — Citation

1963

  • 31 May : American Order of the French Croix de Guerre — Gold Croix de Guerre
  • 31 Sep : Freemasonry — Distinguished Achievement Medal

1964

  • 09 Jan : American Football Coaches Association — Tuss McLaughry Award
  • 10 Jan : LIFE Magazine — Front Cover Photo
  • 17 Apr : LIFE Magazine — Front Cover Photo
  • 15 Sep : Order of Merit for National Foundation Republic of Korea — Order of Merit for National Foundation, First Class

1971

  • 25 Jan : The Douglas MacArthur Stamp was released by the Milwaukee Post Office.

1977

  • 00 Nov : The Northern Light — Front Cover Photo, Vol. 8 No. 5

1999

  • 20 Aug : Korean War Service Medal Republic of Korea — Korean War Service Medal

2003

  • 02 Nov : JAPAN Order of the Paulownia Flowers (Grand Cordon) State of Japan — Order of the Paulownia Flowers

Unknown dateEdit

Unknown specific date, 1918-1919

  • ---- ---- : Croix de Guerre 1914-1918 French Republic — War Cross 1914-1918 (gold star)
  • ---- ---- : Médaille militaire French Republic — Military Medal
  • ---- ---- : French Republic — Honorary Corporal in the Eighth Regiment of the Line
  • ---- ---- : French Republic — Honorary First Class Private of the 20th Battalion de Chasseurs Alpins


Unknown specific date, 1930-1935

  • ---- ---- : Order of Military Merit, Grand Cross (Hungary) Republic of Hungary — Order of Military Merit (Grand Cross)
  • ---- ---- : Order of the White Lion (I Class) Czechoslovakia — Order of the White Lion (Grand Cross)
  • ---- ---- : Order of the White Eagle (Serbia) Kingdom of Yugoslavia — Order of the White Eagle (Grand Cross)
  • ---- ---- : Order of the Crown of Italy, Grand Cross Kingdom of Italy — Order of the Crown (Knight Grand Cordon)
  • ---- ---- : Order of Military Merit (Mexico) United Mexican States — Order of Military Merit (Grand Cross)
  • ---- ---- : Star of Abdon Calderon, I Class Republic of Ecuador — Order of Abdón Calderón (First Class)


Unknown specific date, 1940-1949

  • ---- ---- : Pacific Star United Kingdom — Pacific Star
  • ---- ---- : Philippine Liberation Medal Republic of the Philippines — Philippine Liberation Medal
  • ---- ---- : Philippine Defense Medal Republic of the Philippines — Philippine Defense Medal
  • ---- ---- : Philippine Independence Medal Republic of the Philippines — Philippine Independence Medal
  • ---- ---- : Philippine Republic Presidential Unit Citation Republic of the Philippines — Philippine Republic Presidential Unit Citation

Military Cross (Kingdom of Belgium)

Order of the Crown, Grand Cross (Kingdom of Belgium)

Order of Military Merit, Grand Cross (Republic of Cuba)

War Cross 1939-1945 (French Republic)

Military Order of Italy, Grand Cross (Italian Republic)

Presidential Unit Citation (Republic of Korea)

Order of Sikatuna, Commander (Republic of the Philippines)

Honorary Member of the Polish General Staff


Thanks of the United States Senate

Thanks of the United States House of Representatives

Thanks of the Australian Parliament

Thanks of the Philippine Congress

Thanks of Japanese Diet

Thanks of Korean Congress

Command Aviator Badge

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