Silver Star Medallion, 5/8-in.
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Shipping Weight: 0.01 pounds
This is the same pattern and size as the Bronze Star medallion.
Here is a direct quote from the Wikipedia website:
The Silver Star is the third-highest combat military
decoration that can be awarded to a member of any branch
of the United States armed forces for valor in the face
of the enemy.
The Silver Star is awarded for gallantry in action
against an enemy of the United States not justifying
one of the two higher awards – the service crosses
(Distinguished Service Cross, the Navy Cross, or the
Air Force Cross), the second-highest military decoration,
or the Medal of Honor, the highest decoration.
The Silver Star may be awarded to any person who, while
serving in any capacity with the armed forces,
distinguishes himself or herself by extraordinary
heroism involving one of the following actions:
- In action against an enemy of the United States
- While engaged in military operations involving
conflict with an opposing foreign force
- While serving with friendly foreign forces
engaged in an armed conflict against an opposing
armed force in which the United States is not a
This is a 5/8-inch diameter solid metal medallion sold
in pairs. If you order here, you get two medallions for
each item ordered (an item here is a package of two
medallions). If you want the medallion to be installed
in a new grip, order it as an option on the page with