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Army Specialist Monica Lin Brown receives the Silver Star from then-Vice President Dick Cheney, 2008. The Silver Star, officially the Silver Star Medal, is the third-highest military decoration for ...

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 ...

Recipients of the Silver Star During World War II - Home of Heroes

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At the beginning of World War II the newly-established (1932) Silver Star Medal was still exclusively a U.S. Army (War Department) award. For this reason, most ...

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

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76631 Records ... (Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: First Lieutenant (Infantry) Thomas Allen Schwartz , United States Army, was awarded the Silver Star for ...

Army revokes Silver Star award for Green Beret officer, citing ...

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Feb 4, 2015 ... He received the Silver Star for valor for his actions during a 2011 ceremony at Fort Bragg, N.C. Top Army officials later approved him for an ...

Silver Star Medal | Medals of America

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Silver Star Medal Criteria: Gallantry in action against an armed enemy of the ... Silver Star Medal Devices: Army/Air Force: Bronze, Silver Oak Leaf Cluster; ...

Silver Star Recipients Added To Pentagon's Valor Database | KPBS

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Sep 25, 2012 ... The Pentagon's "Valor" database website will now include recipients of the Silver Star - the third-highest combat decoration the U.S. military can ...

About the medals - Stars and Stripes

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The language governing the award of the Silver Star calls for “gallantry in action ... The Army Commendation Medal is awarded to any member of the Armed ...

Silver Star Medal in World War II - Air Force Historical Research ...

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The Silver Star medal had its beginning during World War I. An Act of Congress of July 9, 1918, authorized the wearing by Army personnel of a small silver star, ...

Factsheets : Silver Star - Air Force Personnel Center - U.S. Air Force

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Aug 3, 2010 ... The Silver Star medal had its beginning during World War I. An Act of Congress of July 9, 1918, authorized the wearing by Army personnel of 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 ...

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 ...

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, ...