Bronze Star [Military Law] Law and Legal Definition

Bronze Star is a U.S. military decoration awarded either for heroism or for meritorious achievement in ground combat.

The following is a federal statute that defines the term Bronze Star:

According to 10 USCS § 1133, the decoration known as Bronze Star may only be awarded to a member of the armed forces who is in receipt of special pay at the time of the events for which the decoration is awarded or who receives such pay as a result of those events.