AWARDS and DECORATIONS


SOLDIER'S MEDAL

"to members of the military, naval, and Air Forces, while serving in any capacity with the Army, who distinguish themselves by heroism not involving actual conflict with the enemy."



SOLDIER'S MEDAL

SILVER STAR

"awarded to persons serving in any capacity with the Army, who distinguish themselves by gallantry in action," exceeded in such cases only by the Medal of Honor or the Distinguished Service Cross.




SILVER STAR

BRONZE STAR

"to any person who while serving . . . in or with the Army of the U.S. . . . distinguishes himself by heroic or meritorious achievement . . . in connection with military operations against an enemy of the U.S."




BRONZE STAR

PURPLE HEART

"to any members of the U.S. armed forces . . . . who are wounded in action against an enemy of the U.S., or as a direct result of an act of such enemy provided such wound necessitates treatment by a medical officer."




PURPLE HEART
CAMPAIGN STARS
Battle of the Ardennes.

Battle of the Rhineland.

Battle of Central Germany.


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