Five Airmen Receive Silver Stars
Posted December 9, 2004 6:34 a.m. EST
POPE AIR FORCE BASE, N.C. — The head of the Air Force gave five local airmen one of the highest honors in the military.
Secretary James Roche awarded the airmen Silver Stars for bravery during combat.
The Silver Star is the third highest medal of valor in the military. One must show exceptional bravery in a combat situation to earn one.