Definition of oak leaf cluster in English:

oak leaf cluster

Syllabification: oak leaf clus·ter

noun

  • An attachment to a military decoration depicting a twig with oak leaves and acorns, indicating distinguished action or a subsequent award of the same decoration.
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    • 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.

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