Five airmen belonging to a C-130 crew conducting the airdrop in Afghanistan were given the Air Force Combat Action Medal.
The Congressional Gold Medal was to be awarded collectively to the Chinese veterans in an April 29 ceremony.
Cpl. Andrew Tate was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal for rescuing a man who was on a camping trip.
It started as a routine nighttime airdrop mission last fall for five airmen aboard a C-130 Hercules .
The incident happened Monday on a flight from Tokyo to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport in Texas.
Troops who were part of the hunt in central Africa for rebel warlord Joseph Kony are eligible for medals.
Retired Gen. Jack Keane received the nation's highest civilian honor at a White House ceremony hosted by President Trump.
Lt. Cmdr. Stephen Bondira was presented with an Air Medal for his actions during Hurricane Florence.
A former Army vice chief of staff and Fox analyst will be awarded the nation's highest civilian honor by President Trump.
An Air Force AC-130U crew was awarded two Distinguished Flying Crosses and 12 Air Medals on Monday.