Definition of Bronze Star in English:

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Bronze Star


A US military decoration awarded for heroic or meritorious achievement not involving participation in aerial flight.
Example sentences
  • For his leadership, Sergeant Ayersman was awarded a Bronze Star with a distinguishing device for heroic achievement.
  • ADFWC's Maj Gunder was awarded a Bronze Star Medal for exceptionally meritorious service in Operation Iraqi Freedom.
  • The Air Force awarded 2,425 Bronze Stars and 21 Silver Stars from March 2002 to August 2004 for the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
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