Salka, the executive officer of Company E, Battalion Landing Team 2/6, was awarded the Bronze Star Medal
with combat distinguishing device by Maj.
The VA was able to locate his Purple Heart Medal, and much to the surprise of the family, also the Bronze Star Medal
The Bronze Star Medal
presentation was held January 17 at the State Capitol in Jackson.
As the official citation for his Bronze Star Medal
for Valor explains, Finkelstein was recognized for a "display of personal bravery and devotion to duty" in "continually exposing himself to enemy fire" and having "efficiently investigated, processed and paid 51 claims.
Brigadier General McGuire's awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit with two oak-leaf clusters, Bronze Star Medal
, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (4th Award), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal with three oak-leaf clusters, Army Achievement Medal with three oak-leaf clusters, Iraq Campaign Medal, Senior Parachutist Badge, and Army Staff Identification Badge.
He has received many decorations, service medals and badges for his service including the Bronze Star Medal
, Ranger Tab, Combat Infantryman Badge, two Army Commendation Medals, and an Army Achievement Medal.
Nearly 66 years later, Wallaert, 86, was awarded the Bronze Star Medal
at Scott Air Force Base April 14 for his meritorious actions during World War II.
Prior to a civilian career Coulson served as a commissioned officer in the US Army Signal Corps for 22 years and was awarded the Legion of Merit and the Bronze Star Medal
His military awards and decorations included the Bronze Star Medal
and Combat Infantry Badge.
Dennis will posthumously be awarded a Bronze Star medal
, which he was hoping to earn but usually is awarded only for combat duty, Sellen said.
Army has authorized the issue of the Bronze Star Medal
to all U.
In December, Longstaff was awarded the Bronze Star Medal
with Valor for his quick reaction to the situation, which allowed the ambushed Soldiers to move out of the kill zone.