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May 2022

Silver Star Service Banner Day

May 1, 2022
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 1 of May, repeating until May 1, 2030

May 1st is Silver Star Service Banner Day; a time to recognize those who have been awarded The Silver Star Medal, and remember the sacrifices of our wounded and ill veterans. The Silver Star is described as the third-highest military decoration for valor in combat and is typically awarded for actions over a short-term and may be earned for specific acts in combat. Compare that to other types of medals for longer-term service-the Meritorious Service Medal, for example, which is…

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May 2023

Silver Star Service Banner Day

May 1, 2023
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 1 of May, repeating until May 1, 2030

May 1st is Silver Star Service Banner Day; a time to recognize those who have been awarded The Silver Star Medal, and remember the sacrifices of our wounded and ill veterans. The Silver Star is described as the third-highest military decoration for valor in combat and is typically awarded for actions over a short-term and may be earned for specific acts in combat. Compare that to other types of medals for longer-term service-the Meritorious Service Medal, for example, which is…

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