Bronze Star


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Bronze Star

n.
A US military decoration awarded either for heroism or for meritorious achievement in ground combat.

Bronze′ Star′


n.
a U.S. military decoration awarded for heroism or achievement in military operations other than those involving aerial flights.
Also called Bronze′ Star′ Med`al.
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Noun1.Bronze Star - a United States military decoration awarded for meritorious service (except in aerial flight)
laurel wreath, medal, decoration, ribbon, medallion, palm - an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event
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According to the report, the leaders have instead recommended the creation of an alternative honor, similar to the 'V' for valor that can be attached to the Bronze Star and other medals to reward an act of heroism.
Evon "Bud" Pennington received his Bronze Star on his 92nd birthday.
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Among his medals and decorations are: the Distinguished Service Medal, the Silver Star Medal, the Legion of Merit with Combat "V" and two gold stars, the Bronze Star Medal with Combat "V" and gold star, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Navy Commendation Medal with Combat "V", the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Ribbon, the Presidential Unit Citation with three bronze stars, the Navy Unit Commendation with one bronze star, the World War II Victory Medal, the National Defense Service Medal with one bronze star, the Korean Service Medal with one silver star indicative of five bronze stars, the Vietnam Service Medal with one silver star, and the Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with silver star and two palms.