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oak leaves

used in crown awarded to one who saves a life. [Rom. Tradition: Wheeler, 765]
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His military awards and decorations include the Silver Star, the Bronze Star Medal with V Device, Purple Heart with two Oak Leaf Clusters, Combat Infantryman Badge and the Senior Parachutist Badge.
Silver oak leaf clusters are worn to the wearer's right of the bronze oak leaf clusters on the same ribbon.
Colonel Torpey's awards include the Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with four Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters, Defense Service Medal with Bronze Service Star and the Army Service Ribbon.
Many decades ago, Silver Star Medal number one, with six oak leaf clusters, was presented to Army General Douglas MacArthur.
He was awarded a Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster, a Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, an Air Medal and a Combat Infantry Badge.
Throughout his career, Drew has been awarded a number of special honors; Meritorious Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster; Air Medal; Aerial Achievement Medal with 5 Oak Leaf Clusters; Air Force Commendation Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters; Air Force Achievement Medal; Air Force Outstanding Unit Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters; Combat Readiness Medal with 5 Oak Leaf Clusters; National Defense Service Medal; Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal; Southwest Asia Service Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters.
Among the military decorations awarded to General Compton are the Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster, Distinguished Flying Cross with oak leaf cluster, Air Medal with nine oak leaf clusters, and the Air Force and the Army Commendation medals.
Drinkwater's military decorations include the Meritorious Service medal with three oak leaf clusters, the Air Force Commendation medal, the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with one oak leaf cluster, the Air Force Organizational Excellence Award with one oak leaf cluster and the Small Arms Expert Marksmanship ribbon.
General Kadish received many major awards and decorations throughout his Air Force career, among them the Defense Distinguished Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, the Distinguished Service Medal and the Legion of Merit.
He received an air medal and a three oak leaf cluster for his service during World War II.
Among his military decorations are the: Defense Superior Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, Legion of Merit with two oak leaf clusters, Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster, Aircrew Badge, and Master Space Badge.
Among his military decorations are the Defense Superior Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, Legion of Merit with two oak leaf clusters, Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster, Aircrew Badge, and Master Space Badge.