Who won the bronze star medal in operation Urgent Fury?

Answer Master Sergeant David K. Thuma, infantry squad leader of the 82nd Airborne, was awarded the Bronze Star for his service during the Granada Operation Urgent Fury. After a tour of duty in Operation D... Read More »

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What Is the Bronze Star Medal?

General George Washington started the tradition of awarding medals to recognize merit over rank for the contributions of those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. The Bronze Star Medal (or BS... Read More »

Criteria for a Bronze Star Medal?

The Bronze Star Medal is the U.S. Armed Forces fourth-highest ranking combat medal. It ranks ninth overall for U.S. Armed Forces combat and non-combat awards. Signed into law by President Roosevelt... Read More »

Do all five campaigns in WWII qualify for the Bronze Star medal?

The Bronze Star is awarded to anyone who served in any branch of the U.S. Armed Services on or after Dec. 7, 1941. It is awarded to soldiers who distinguished themselves by heroic or meritorious a... Read More »

What does a bronze medal represent in the military?

The Bronze Star is an Army medal awarded for a "heroic or meritorious achievement or service, not involving participation in aerial flight, in connection with military operations against an armed e... Read More »