Silver Star Medal


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Noun1.Silver Star Medal - a United States military decoration for gallantry in actionSilver Star Medal - a United States military decoration for gallantry in action
laurel wreath, medal, decoration, ribbon, medallion, palm - an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event
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He was awarded the Purple Heart and the Silver Star Medal for combat action during the Vietnam War.
Through his determination to defend his position, First Lieutenant Barr earned the first of two Silver Star Medals.
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Silver Star Medal to Lieutenant, Junior Grade, Bennie Berger.
One of the first people Hutton contacted was David Richwine (MG, USMC, Ret), who at the time had been Seath and Hutton's Platoon Commander and who himself had received the Silver Star Medal in the same battle.
Six female recipients of the Silver Star Medal, the third highest military decoration for valor and gallantry in action, whose award will be accepted by retired Sgt.
With his loving and faithful wife waiting at home, Jesse served overseas and was awarded the Silver Star Medal, Bronze Star Medal, and two Purple Heart Medals for his valiant acts during WWII.
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.
All of 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment gathered together as the commanding general of 2nd Marine Division presented Stann, Weapons Company commander, with his Silver Star Medal, honoring him for bravery during Operation Matador last year in Iraq.
Rubio was awarded the Silver Star Medal for conspicuous gallantry against the enemy while serving as a Marine Platoon Small Craft Company, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
He was awarded a Silver Star medal posthumously for duty in Korea.
Curtis, who was a sergeant on the Marine's elite reconnaissance team, earned a Silver Star medal for rescuing 35 prisoners of war held captive in Laos.