Definition of Bronze Star in English:

Share this entry

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.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: Bronze Star

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.