Welcome to the USS LST 494 Assoc. Web Site!
Campaign and Service Medals
The USS LST 494 was awarded the following Campaign Medals and Battle Ribbons for her service in World War II from 1943 to 1946
European-African-Middle Eastern
Campaign Medal and Ribbon
1 Battle Star
Invasion of Normandy(Omaha Beach)
1 Battle Star
Invasion of Southern France
American Campaign Medal and Ribbon
World War II Victory Medal and Ribbon
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal
and Ribbon
1 Battle Star
Assault and Occupation of
China Service Medal
and Ribbon
World War II
Occupation Medal
and Ribbon
With Asia Bar
Combat Action Ribbon
As Authorized by Congress and Signed
into Law by the President in 1999
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Normandie Medal
Presnted by the French Government
to LST 494 and her Crew
December 2004
As a tribute to their actions during the liberation of France in 1944
Duty ~ Honor ~ Country
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