Joe Beel, SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific commanding officer, presented Judish with the Bronze Star
in recognition of his leadership, commitment and exemplary performance of duty while serving as an individual augmentee (IA) in Afghanistan.
The Bronze Star
was presented by Naval Hospital Jacksonville Commanding Officer Capt.
The paperwork for Gentry's Bronze Star
was lost when he separated from military service.
The silver star is worn in the some manner as the bronze star
, but each silver star is warn in lieu of five bronze service stars.
Muller received the Purple Heart for his injury, but he never knew he also should have received the Bronze Star
. His daughter, Chris Schmidt, said her husband learned about DeFazio's effort to find service members who had not received medals and contacted the congressman's office.
Army has authorized the issue of the Bronze Star
Medal to all U.S.
The congressman presented Blancato with a belated Bronze Star
he'd earned in World War II.
Weisel's medals are the Bronze Star
, American Defense Service Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge 1st Award and an Honorable Service WWII lapel button.
A recipient of the Distinguished Service Cross, Bronze Star
, two Purple Heart medals, Combat Infantryman's Badge and Presidential Unit Citation, Mansfield was medically retired in September 1968, about the time he was celebrating his 28th birthday.
"I'm honored," he said after accepting seven medals, including the World War II Victory Medal, the American Campaign Medal, the Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal with one bronze star
, the Combat Action Ribbon, the Discharge Button and the Honorable Service Lapel Pin, known as the ruptured duck.
Congressman Peter DeFazio presented six Bronze Star
medals to soldiers Monday at the federal courthouse in Eugene for their service in World War II.
A month after his return, he was awarded the Bronze Star
Medal with "Valor" device for acts of heroism that fateful day.
to Commonwealth servicemen during the Korean War.