The Early Years
(12 Jul 1921 -
27 Jan 1942)
Army Air Forces
(28 Jan 1942 -
1 Aug 1943)
(2 Aug 1943 -
31 Jul 2006)
(1 Aug 2006 -
Official MOH Citations:
US Air Force
Medal of Honor Society
2nd Lt. Lloyd Herbert "Pete"
(12 Jul 1921 - 1 Aug 1943)
Seven Texas Aggie Medal of Honor Recipients
There were seven men who had attended or graduated from
Texas A&M University and who received the Medal of
Honor in World War II. Texas A&M
University renamed several dormitories after them. Every new Texas A&M cadet must learn
their names. They are honored in the
Memorial Student Center
at Texas A&M, College Station, Brazos County, Texas, USA.
The seven Texas Aggie Medal of Honor recipients are
Leonard, Whiteley and
As of 29 May 2010, six of the Medals of Honor received by these seven men have been
donated or loaned to the
Corps of Cadets Center
at Texas A&M University in College
Station, Brazos County, Texas, USA, and are currently on display there.
In Aug 2010, a book was published about Pete
and other Medal of Honor recipients entitled, Texas Aggie Medals of Honor - Seven Heroes of World War II
by James R. Woodall, Colonel, U.S. Army (Retired).
Created: October 08, 2008