Gold Star


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Gold Star

 

in the USSR, the name of a medal awarded to persons who have received the title Hero of the Soviet Union. The medal was established by the Aug. 1, 1939, Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR and was named Hero of the Soviet Union until Oct. 16, 1939. The Gold Star is a pentagonal star with smooth double-faceted arms on the face side. The medal is attached to the clothing by a rectangular ribbon and is worn on the left side of the chest above orders and other medals.

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The boys played about in the court, and the youngest wore the gold star on his breast which the Tree had had on the happiest evening of his life.
"Estella waved a blue flag, and I waved a red one, and Miss Havisham waved one sprinkled all over with little gold stars, out at the coach-window.
Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee and the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, and Senators James Lankford (R-OK), Jon Tester (D-MT), and Tim Scott (R-SC) reintroduced the Protecting our Gold Star Families Education Act, legislation that would expand the Pell Grant program to include the children and dependents of those killed in action in Iraq or Afghanistan after September 11, 2001 to offset their educational expenses.
Speaking on Radio Clyde's Superscoreboard about Celtic's Scottish Cup semi-final win over Hearts, Rae said: "I think yesterday's performance was most certainly a gold star in Neil's feather."
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A Celebration of Life Memorial Service for all Gold Star families is scheduled for 9:30 a.m.
Blake, USMC, (Gold Star in lieu of Second Award), Director, Amphibious Expeditionary Hull Mechanical and Electrical Directorate, NAVSUP Weapon Systems Support, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, July 2013 to Jan.
14 June 2017 - New York, US-based private equity investment firm Castle Harlan, Inc's portfolio company, Gold Star Foods, has acquired Southern California food supplier to schools A/R Wholesale Distributors, the company said.
President and CEO Brent Bilsland declined to comment in April on coalfield speculation that his company's Sunrise Coal subsidiary may be interested in acquiring the onagain, off-again Gold Star underground steam coal mine, formerly known as Landree, near Jasonville in Greene County, Indiana.
PESHAWAR -- Gold Star Club Samar Bagh clinched the trophy of the First Imran Khan Cricket Tournament played at Captain Inam Ullah Shaheed Sports Complex, Jandool, Samar Bagh, Dir Lower after defeating Tittar Club in the dramatically ended final witnessed by capacity crowd present on this occasion.
Ann Arbor, MI, November 25, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Gold Star Mortgage Financial Group has been awarded a 2015 Top Workplaces honor by the Detroit Free Press.
Every week I award a gold star to a child of my choosing.