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

Silver Star Medal

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

Criteria: The Silver Star Medal is awarded to any person who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces of the United States is cited for gallantry in action while engaged in military operations involving conflict with an opposing armed force, or while serving with friendly foreign forces engaged in armed conflict against an armed force in which the United States is not a belligerent. The required gallantry, while of a lesser degree than that required for the Navy Cross or the Distinguished Service Cross [or Air Force Cross], must have been performed with marked distinction.
 
Erected 2012 by the Veterans Council of Northwest Arkansas and Many Concerned Citizens and Organizations.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World II.
 
Location. 36° 26.005′ N, 94° 13.793′ W. Marker is in Bella Vista, Arkansas, in Benton County. Marker is at the Veterans Wall of Honor. Touch for map. Marker is at or

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near this postal address: 103 Veterans Way, Bella Vista AR 72714, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Purple Heart (here, next to this marker); Bronze Star Medal (here, next to this marker); Distinguished Flying Cross (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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bella Vista.
 
Valor Medals at the Veterans Wall of Honor image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr.
2. Valor Medals at the Veterans Wall of Honor
Veterans Wall of Honor, Bella Vista AR image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr.
3. Veterans Wall of Honor, Bella Vista AR
Veterans Wall of Honor, Bella Vista AR image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr.
4. Veterans Wall of Honor, Bella Vista AR
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 20, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 402 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 20, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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