Entry from US English dictionary
Definition of Silver Star in English:
A decoration bestowed by the US Army upon a soldier for gallantry in action.
- He received a Silver Star, the Army's third-highest award for valor.
- From 1969 to 1970 he served as a company commander in Vietnam, where he won a Silver Star for gallantry after being wounded in a skirmish.
- He was wounded slightly on three different occasions and received a Silver Star for bravery.
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