He received the WWII Victory Medal, American Theater Medal, Asiatic Pacific Medal and American Defense Service Medal with one Bronze Star
. He attained the rank of ship cook.
Eighteen veterans also received the Bronze Star
The 16-year old had to complete a series of logic and IQ tests before winning the bronze star
for her team,.
Cybert and Mac were both awarded the Bronze Star
, a pretty prestigious award as well.
SILVER SERVICE STAR Worn in lieu of five bronze stars
Drafted into the Army in World War II, Bowman "received three Bronze stars
and a Purple Heart for his service as a combat infantryman," the Houston Chronicle reports.
He also received the Silver Star, Purple Heart, Korean Service Medal with two bronze stars
, the United Nations Service Medal, and the National Defense Service Medal.
Among his many honors, Vallandingham held five Bronze Stars
, the Combat Medic Badge, Expert Infantryman's Badge, Ranger Tag, Air Medal, two National Defense Service Medals, several Army Commendation Medals, the Vietnamese Campaign Medal with two stars, the Vietnamese Service Medal, the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry Medal and the Vietnamese Civic Actions Medal.
McDowell had been deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq seven times and was a recipient of two Bronze stars
and a Purple Heart.
During their time in Iraq, unit members were recognized with one Purple Heart, three Bronze Stars
, 130 Army Commendation Medals, 140 Drivers Badges, and 50 Mechanic Badges.
His awards and decorations include two Bronze Stars
with V Device for Valor; one Army Commendation with V Device; and a Purple Heart.
The "Flying Springboks" (the South African 2nd Fighter Squadron) received 39 Bronze Stars
for non-flying personnel, while most of the others appear to have been involved in liaison or exchange duties with U.S.
Other awards include the American Defense Service Medal with Fleet Clasp, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal with three bronze stars
, Navy Good Conduct Medal with one bronze star
, the Philippine Presidential Unit Citation and the Honorable Service Lapel Button.
For his service in Vietnam, Jackson received two bronze stars
and a Navy commendation medal.
Born in Portland, Anderson was educated at the University of Oregon and received the Silver and Bronze stars
and two Purple Hearts during his service in the U.S.