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Bella Vista in Benton County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Bronze Star Medal

 
 
Bronze Star Medal Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 31, 2015
1. Bronze Star Medal Marker
Inscription.

The Bronze Star Medal is awarded to any person who, while serving in any capacity in or with the military of the United States after 6 December 1941 distinguished himself or herself by heroic or meritorious service or achievement, not involving aerial flight, while engaged in an action against the enemy of the United States; while engaged in military operations involving conflict with an opposing foreign force; or while serving with friendly foreign forces engaged in armed conflict against an opposing armed force. Awards for heroism or meritorious service may be made for single acts which are of a lesser degree than required for the Silver Star or Legion of Merit.
 
Erected 2012 by the Veterans Council of Northwest Arkansas and Many Concerned Citizens and Organizations.
 
Location. 36° 26.005′ N, 94° 13.793′ W. Marker is in Bella Vista, Arkansas, in Benton County. Click for map. Marker is at the Veterans Wall of Honor. Marker is at or near this postal address: 103 Veterans Way, Bella Vista AR 72714, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Purple Heart (here, next to this marker); Silver Star Medal (here, next to this marker); Distinguished Flying Cross

Valor Medals at the Veterans Wall of Honor image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
2. Valor Medals at the Veterans Wall of Honor
(here, next to this marker); Legion of Merit (here, next to this marker); Air Force Cross – Navy Cross – Distinguished Service Cross (here, next to this marker); Medal of Honor (here, next to this marker); United States Commanders in Chief (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named United States Commanders in Chief (here, next to this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Bella Vista.
 
Also see . . .
1. Bronze Star Medal Fact Sheet. (Submitted on November 22, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Veterans Wall of Honor, Bella Vista AR. (Submitted on November 22, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World II
 
Veterans Wall of Honor, Bella Vista AR image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
3. Veterans Wall of Honor, Bella Vista AR
Veterans Wall of Honor, Bella Vista AR image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
4. Veterans Wall of Honor, Bella Vista AR
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 186 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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