Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentMilitary · 1 month ago

Is a person who gets these medals in the US Marine Corps a hero?

SIlVER STAR

PURPLE HEART

BRONZE STAR W/V

NAVY/ MARINE CORPS medal

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  • Cee
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Yes they are. I presume you know the person they were awarded to.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Yes, just the Silver Star would qualify as heroic.

  • John
    Lv 6
    1 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-M
    Lv 7
    1 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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  • Rayal
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Probably.  Why do you ask?

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