Melvin R. Laird
Awards and Accolades
National Order of the Legion of Honor of France
Napoleon was responsible for establishing the Order of the Legion of Honor to honor many people regardless of origins, who contributed to the service of the state, in both the military or civil sphere.
This award is presented along with the rank of Commander. The award was presented to Mr. Laird July 21, 1976 at the French Embassy in Washington.