What do you do to get a silver star?
The US Silver Star medal was established in 1918. The language governing the award of the medal calls for "gallantry in action while engaged in combat against an enemy or while serving in combat with friendly foreign forces." The required gallantry, while "less than the Distinguished Service Cross, must nevertheless have been performed with marked distinction."
A silver star in Latin is stella argentea.
Silver Star Holidays ended in 2011.
No list of Silver Star and Bronze Star winners was ever compiled.
Mercedes-Benz is known as the Silver Arrow, but is also known as "Silver Star"
They receive the Silver Star. They also receive a copy of the citation.
one is silver and one is bronze The Silver Star Medal is a higher award for bravery than the Bronze Star Medal. The Bronze Star Medal was issued to any Infantryman who fought in combat. The Silver Star Medal is silver and has a ribbon that is prodominately blue. The Bronze Star Medal is identical in size and design except it is bronze and has a ribbon that is mainly red.
No. No one has ever died on the Silver Star.
Silver Star - song - was created in 1976-05.
About halfway down the page: "Links to Silver Star Indexes and Citations" for Silver Star indexes of all US wars and actions http://www.homeofheroes.com/valor2/siverstar.html
Silver Star - roller coaster - was created in 2002.
No, a Silver Star is only awarded under such cicumstances that "valor" is apparaent, thus no V insignia is added, however the Bronze Star can be awarded with or without a V.
Was Paul Wierather 564784701 awared the Silver Star in the Vietnam War
A Silver Star with an Oak Leaf Cluster means a second award of the Silver Star. The Silver Star is only awarded for distinguished gallantry in action against an enemy of the United States or while serving with friendly forces against an opposing enemy force. It is the third highest award for valor. The next higher is the Distinguished Service Cross, and the lower is the Bronze Star. One Silver Star is a rare award… Read More
While the Silver Star itself was created in 1932, the Citation Star, created in 1918, was its predecessor. Veterans of World War I were eligible to convert the Citation Star, if awarded, to the Silver Star. I know because my grandfather converted his Citation Star for Gallantry in Action to the Silver Star. However, the U.S. government kept very poor official records on this award and you may have trouble finding your WWI veteran's name… Read More
a silver Oak Leaf equals the 5th award, two silver Oak leaves equals 10 awards. There is NO silver service star on a good conduct medal.
Yes Roland Jemerson earned the Silver Star in 1968 in the Republic of Vietman as a combat medic
According to http://patriotfiles.org/HOH_SS_OIF.htm , there have been 31 Silver Star recipients in the Iraq war.
Lunar The Silver Star - 1992 VG is rated/received certificates of: USA:T
Medal of Honor is the highest combat heroism award possible, Silver Star is the Third, and Bronze Star is the fourth. Second is Distinguished Service Cross.
Well, you beat a level on silver rank.
blue star -service member gold star death of service member no silver star in window -- only medal for valor
Star Gold "could" be the brand! 925 used mostly on silver items!
star coular is silver
Unfortunately, the Department of Defense does not keep extensive records of Silver Star awards, however independent groups estimate that between 100,000 and 150,000 Silver Stars have been awarded.
How can you find who received the Silver Star for action during the Battle of the Bulge and why they received it?
No comprehensive list exists for recipients of a Silver Star Medal during the Battle of the Bulge.
up to 4, if five then star is silver in color. 1 silver star equals 5 bronze stars
What is the value of a Silver Platter / WM Rogers 291 With Eagle Star Perfect condition.
Some are bronze, like the bronze star. It is called a silver star, in fact it is bronze with a silver star of smaller size inside the larger star. I got to see one when I went to the awarding for a guy in my unit. You can see what they look like by doing an image search in Google. The Silver Star is the third highest metal for Valor in the United Stats military… Read More
There is no such list.
No comprehensive list exists.
No, they do not
Zero. The Silver Star Medal was not created until 1932, 14 years after WWI ended. However, the Silver Star Medal is a successor to the "Citation Star", which was a small silver star, 3/16th of an inch, awarded for gallantry in action, to be worn on the ribbon of the WWI Victory Medal. The Citation Star was authorized on July 9, 1918, four months before WWI ended, and just as US troops were entering heavy… Read More
The Silver Star was not awarded in World War 1. There was what was called a Citation Star given out in that era (beginning in 1918). Check the National Archives. A link can be found below.
The Silver Star Medal was awarded for bravery and not for parachute jumps. However, the paratrooper wears special Wings badge on his uniform. After several jumps he could wear a Star above his paratrooper wings. Different star.
Kissimmee. From there you can take either the Silver Meteor or Silver Star south to Miami. You can take the Silver Meteor north to Savannah, Charleston, Richmond or New York. You can take the Silver Star north to Savannah, Raleigh, Richmond or New York.
It indicates that the person buried there was the recipient of the Silver Star Medal, the Army's fourth highest award (behind Medal of Honor, Distinguished Service Cross, and Distinguished Service Medal). It usually is represented by an engraved SS or SSN, instead of an actual metal silver star.
The Silver Star banner meant a member of that household was serving in the Armed Forces. They were available with as many stars as necessary (some families had multiple members in the services). If a family member lost their life, the silver star was replaced with a gold star.
Below the Bronze Star.
Answer Yes there is a list with about 80% of the silver star winners of WW2. It was published by the late Col. Al Gleim. It is in 3 parts .
The distance from Whistler, BC, Canada to Silver Star, Montana is approximately 846 miles. The estimated driving time is 13 hours and 16 minutes.
The Unit - 2006 Silver Star 2-11 is rated/received certificates of: USA:TV-14
It means that it is gold electroplated silver. The 925 means purest silver. The piece is not gold, it is silver.
The silver star, indicating 5 subsequent awards, should be centered on the ribbon with a bronze star on either side. If on a medal the bronze stars should be above and beneath the silver star which should always be centered in the middle of the ribbon. If on the ribbon award, the bronze stars should be just to the right and left of the silver star.
There is no comprehensive listing of Silver Stars.
Have number on box incaseing silver from ww2
No, he got a Medal of Honor.
Heroism Patriotism Courage
No. But he should