Combat Infantry badge eligible for Bronze Star
The Bronze Star
Established by order of the President on 04 FEB 1944, awarded to
personnel of the US Armed Forces,
who on or after 07 DEC 1941, distinguished themselves:
"For Heroic or Meritorious Achievement of Service, not involving
in connection with Operations Against an Opposing Armed Force."
for WW II Combat Veterans:
Chapter 3, Section 13. Bronze Star Medal
"Award may be made by letter application to
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documentary evidence, if possible), to each member of the Armed Forces
of the United States who, after 6 December 1941, has been cited in
orders or awarded a certificate for exemplary conduct in ground combat
against an armed enemy between 7 December 1941 and 2 September 1945,
inclusive, or whose meritorious achievement has been other wise
confirmed by documents executed prior to 1 July 1947.
For this purpose, an award of the Combat Infantryman's Badge
or Combat Medical
Badge is considered as a citation in orders. ..."