FEMA ultimately terminated its contract with Bronze Star
, a new company with no proven track record in federal procurement, in early November.
If anyone deserves the Bronze Star
surely it's him.
The Bronze Star
is the fourth-highest combat award and rewards meritorious service in battle, while the Silver Star is the third-highest combat award given for bravery, the report said.
Greg Walden's office presented him the Bronze Star
in a ceremony in the family's backyard in Medford.
During WWII, the Regimental Combat Team received seven Presidential Unit Citations, 21 Medals of Honor, 29 Distinguished Service Crosses, 560 Silver Stars, 4,000 Bronze Stars
, 22 Legion of Merit Medals, 15 Soldier's Medals and more than 4,000 Purple Hearts.
It was unknown that Army regulations authorized the Bronze Star
medal for World War II recipients if they had been awarded the Purple Heart and the Combat Infantryman's Badge," Harper said.
He surprised his old sergeant with the Bronze Star
for Valor he should have received 39 years ago.
Wood was awarded a Bronze Star
at the Defense Contract Management Agency headquarters, Dec.
After serving in the Army in World War H, earning a Bronze Star
and Purple Heart during the Battle of the Bulge, he became a postmaster in Upper Marlboro, Maryland.
Patrick Stewart, a posthumous recipient of the Bronze Star
and the Purple Heart, was killed in Afghanistan in September 2005, but his spot on a veterans' memorial in Fernley, Nev.
Army has authorized the issue of the Bronze Star
Medal to all U.
Karl Gregory, a 3rd Brigade Combat Team Soldier from the 1st Infantry Division was awarded the Silver Star, the Soldier's Medal and the Bronze Star
with Valor this month for his actions on three separate occasions during Operation Iraqi Freedom at ceremonies held in Germany last May.
Rumsfeld pinned the Bronze Star
Medal on six members of the Cuscatlan Battalion for heroism under fire in Iraq.
Hays is the most decorated member of the class of 1950 with three Silver Stars, seven Distinguished Flying Crosses, the Bronze Star
with combat "V," and 18 Air Medals.
I can find only one place in Matt Welch's "A Swift Boat Kick in the Teeth" (November) where Welch actually addresses something he found to be untrue in the swift boat vets' claims: "For instance, in the original commercial, military doctor Van O'Dell said, 'John Kerry lied to get his Bronze Star