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Sometime during his service in Starfleet, Christopher Pike was awarded this medal. This medal, along with other awards, was listed in the commendations section of Pike's personnel file. (DIS: "Brother")
In late 2256, Admiral Terral informed Captain Gabriel Lorca that he would receive the Legion of Honor following his victory over the Klingons at the Battle of Pahvo. Lorca later told Paul Stamets that he had recommended to give it to him instead. (DIS: "Into the Forest I Go")