Is a person who gets these medals in the US Marine Corps a hero?
BRONZE STAR W/V
NAVY/ MARINE CORPS medal
- CeeLv 71 month ago
Yes they are. I presume you know the person they were awarded to.
- Anonymous1 month ago
Yes, just the Silver Star would qualify as heroic.
- JohnLv 61 month ago
You're a Hero if you have six medals and ribbons pinned to your chest. OD Wennie with Barbed Wire Cluster doesn't count.
- Bill-MLv 71 month ago
YES - Just one would make him/her a hero. the Silver Star.
Silver Star - The Silver Star Medal (SSM) is the United States Armed Forces' third-highest military decoration for valor in combat. The Silver Star Medal is awarded primarily to members of the United States Armed Forces for gallantry in action against an enemy of the United States.
Purple Heart - The Purple Heart (PH) is a United States military decoration awarded in the name of the President to those wounded or killed while serving, on or after April 5, 1917, with the U.S. military
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- RayalLv 71 month ago
Probably. Why do you ask?