(In the US) an attachment to a military decoration representing a twig with oak leaves and acorns, indicating distinguished action or a subsequent award of the same decoration.
More example sentences
- And I got a good combat medal with an oak leaf cluster.
- And Lt. Colonel Theodore Kalakula was awarded the Silver Star and two oak leaf clusters for saving medical supplies during a Japanese air raid and for his attack against the Japanese after the company commander had been wounded.
- During his combat career, Conroy had accumulated the Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with two oak leaf clusters, Purple Heart, and other awards.
Definition of oak leaf cluster in:
- The US English dictionary