Silver Star Medal

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Synonyms for Silver Star Medal

a United States military decoration for gallantry in action

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In addition to the Silver Star Medal with oak-leaf cluster, Cribb received a Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart with seven oak-leaf clusters, and Combat Infantry Badge.
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Silver Star Medal to Lieutenant, Junior Grade, Bennie Berger.
Lambert asked Addesso if he had received his Silver Star medal.
Through his determination to defend his position, First Lieutenant Barr earned the first of two Silver Star Medals.
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.
General Jones is the recipient of numerous decorations for his extraordinary military service, including Defense Distinguished Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters, Silver Star Medal, Legion of Merit with four gold stars, Bronze Star Medal with Combat "V", and Combat Action Ribbon.
Colonel in the First Infantry Division of the Army during WWII, receiving a Silver Star Medal for gallantry in the Sicilian Campaign.
Ricardo Sanchez, Commanding General, V Corps, in front of the entire division, presented Gregory the Silver Star Medal for gallantry in the face of superior enemy presence during an insurgent uprising in Baqubah, Iraq on 24 June 2004.
He was awarded a Purple Heart, a Silver Star Medal, an oak leaf cluster, the Good Conduct Medal and three service stars for his part in operations in Normandy, Northern France and Germany.