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Silver Star - Wikipedia

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The Silver Star, officially the Silver Star Medal, is the United States military's third- highest ... The U.S. Army and Air Force award the medal as the "Silver Star".

Description of Awards - U.S. Military Awards for Valor - Top 3

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Army Medal of Honor Navy Medal of Honor Air Force Medal of Honor ... The Silver Star is the third-highest military combat decoration that can be awarded to a ...

U.S. Army Citations for awards of the Silver Star in the Global War on ...

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The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Silver Star Medal to Jeffrey Adamec, Staff Sergeant, U.S. Army, for conspicuous gallantry and ...

List of Silver Star Recipients - The American War Library

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The Silver Star is awarded to a person who, while serving in any capacity with the U.S. Army, is cited for gallantry in action against an enemy of the United States ...

Silver Star Medal | Medals of America

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Silver Star Medal Devices: Army/Air Force: Bronze, Silver Oak Leaf Cluster; Navy/ Marine Corps/Coast Guard: Gold, Silver Star. Notes: Derived from the 3/16" ...

Who Really Deserves a Silver Star? - Slate

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Sep 29, 2004 ... As of July 31, 2004, the Army had awarded 17,498 Bronze Stars and 133 Silver Stars in Operation Iraqi Freedom, while 636 soldiers have died, ...

AMEDD Silver Star - Army Medical Department Regiment

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Nov 3, 2016 ... The Citation Star was the forerunner of the Silver Star and originated in an Act of Congress approved July 9, 1918. Prior to this act, the Army ...

Army upgrades fallen Marine's valor award to the Silver Star

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Apr 29, 2016 ... In a rare move, the Army will upgrade one of two Bronze Star with "V" medals earned by a Marine killed in Afghanistan nearly nine years after ...

Silver Star

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See Army Regulation 600-8-22, Military Awards. Components. The following are authorized components of the Silver Star Medal: a. Decoration (regular size): ...

Hierarchy of Military Medals and Awards - Military Order of the World ...

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The Navy Cross is equivalent to the Distinguished Service Cross (Army) and .... The Silver Star is the third-highest military decoration that can be awarded to a ...

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Awards of the Silver Star For Gallantry in Action - Home Page

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(Seven Awards of the Silver Star then, would be displayed on the ribbon as a Silver OLC and 1 Bronze OLC for Army or Air Force. For Navy/Marine Corps ...

Recipients of the Silver Star During The Vietnam War

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Citations for Vietnam War Silver Star Awards ... Silver Star Home Page ... Defense - Army - Navy - Air Force - Coast Guard - Merchant Marine. Silver Star ...

Silver Star - Search for those who recieved the Medal of Honor

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73548 Records ... (Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: First Lieutenant (Infantry) Thomas Allen Schwartz , United States Army, was awarded the Silver Star for ...