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 the successor decoration to the
Citation Star which was established by an Act of Congress
on July 9, 1918. On July 19, 1932, the Secretary of War
approved the Silver Star to replace the Citation Star.
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