Bronze Star Medal

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Bronze Star Medal a United States military decoration awarded for meritorious service (except in aerial flight)
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Usage

In literature:

There were one or two decorations on the coat, a star and a heavy bronze medal.
"The Sleuth of St. James's Square" by Melville Davisson Post
He received the order of the Mejidieh (4th class), the bronze star, and the medal with clasp.
"South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. V (of VI)" by Louis Creswicke
For his share in this action Lieutenant Jellicoe was awarded the Egyptian Medal and the Khedive's Bronze Star.
"Admiral Jellicoe" by Arthur Applin
As Sub-Lieutenant of the "Alexandra," during the Egyptian War, he was awarded the Egyptian Medal and Khedive's Bronze Star.
"Admirals of the British Navy" by Francis Dodd
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In news:

Richard "Dick" Cooksley embraces friend Anna Dion during an awards ceremony at Ft. Huachuca in Arizona, where he received the Bronze Star Medal.
FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. Six decades after being released from a Japanese Prisoner of War camp, Dick Cooksley was presented the Bronze Star Medal that he earned as a captive for more than three years during World War II.
2 Alaska Airmen Receive Bronze Star Medal at JBER.
Stone awarded Bronze Star Medal .
Partly Cloudy / 40° F. Command Sgt Major Russell Stone was awarded numerous medals during his recent deployment to Afghanistan, including the Bronze Star.
He already has received a Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, National Defense Service Medal and Vietnam Service Medal.
United State Army Sgt 1st class Derrick Boykins, was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for combined joint special operations task force.
Enlarge Andrew Mills/The Star-Ledger USA's Khatuna Lorig shoots in the bronze medal match in women's individual archery at Lord's Cricket Ground at the 2012 London Olympics.
The Army says an officer from Alabama who faces child-sex charges in Colorado was previously awarded medals including the Bronze Star.
A dozen of the troops were awarded Bronze Star medals while two others receive Purple Hearts for being wounded in combat.
Richard Baker salutes his battalion Commander, Lt Col. Mike Jason, after receiving the Bronze Star and an Army Commendation Medal for valor during a medal ceremony on Wednesday, Nov 14, 2012, at Fort Stewart, Ga.
He earned several campaign medals, a Bronze Star and the Viet Nam Honor Medal, Second Class.
Taketora "Jim" Tanaka, 85, who was interned as a teenager in the Topaz camp in Utah, holds medals, including a Bronze Star, that he won fighting German forces in Italy after being drafted in 1944.
Montraville "Monte" Lybrand, 86, received several medals, including the Bronze Star, for his role in the Battle of Okinawa .
As a Vietnam veteran receiving the Bronze Star and Army Commendation medals and a lifetime Redwood resident, I am writing this letter.
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