What is the Bronze Star Medal?


The Bronze Star medal is a medal that is given as an award in the United States Armed Forces. This military award is given to soldiers who have done something great. Some reasons that the bronze star may me awarded to someone include honorable service during combat, and an act of merit or heroism. When awarded for an act of heroism, this is one of the highest honors, and the medal is accompanied by the 'V' device. This award is the tenth highest award given out in the United States Military. There have been almost 2000 soldiers awarded with the Bronze Star.
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There is no comprehensive list of US military medal winners by medal category,
The Bronze Star medal has been awarded to several thousand US service members during the Gulf War. Not possible to list them all.
The Bronze Star Medal was recommended in a memo by General George C. Marshal as a way to boost the morale of the infantry soldiers in World War II. It was intended as the equivalent
n. A U.S. military decoration awarded either for heroism or for meritorious achievement in ground combat.
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The Bronze Star Medal is a United States Armed Forces individual military decoration that may be awarded for bravery, acts of merit, or meritorious service... More »
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