Silver Star Medal

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Related to Silver Star Medal: Bronze Star Medal, Medal of Honor
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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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For his actions, First Lieutenant Cribb later received his second Silver Star Medal award on 16 October 1956.
Why is it that this lady who received the Silver Star medal for gallantry in action in defense of America was memorialized without anybody present?
Brurud was awarded the Silver Star Medal for his actions on 15 April 1999 while serving as an F14A Tomcat pilot with VF-41 aboard Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71).
On June 10, 1999, he finally received a Silver Star medal for the courage and strength he displayed during the Vietnam War.
The US Silver Star medal is the third-highest honor for valor awarded to members of the US Armed Forces.
Barr was recommended for a Distinguished Service Cross for his actions; the award was downgraded, and he instead received an oak-leaf cluster for his Silver Star Medal.
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.