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This article is about the Federation award. For the Lyran medal, see Lyran Silver Star.
Silver Star
Silver Star Ribbon
Silver Star Medal
Awarded for
"Gallantry in action against an enemy of the Federation"
Currently awarded
Award Order of Precedence
Next lowest Concurrent Next highest
Legion of Merit Silver Star
Starfleet Delta Cross, Marine Corps Distinguished Service Cross, Starfighter Corps Cross

The Silver Star is a military decoration of the Federation.

Federation StarfleetEdit

The Silver Star is the third highest military decoration that can be awarded to a member of the Federation military for valor.

The Silver Star is awarded for gallantry in action against an enemy of the Federation not justifying a higher award. It may be awarded to any person who, while serving in any capacity with the Federation military, distinguishes him or herself by extraordinary heroism involving one of the following actions:

  • In action against an enemy of the Federation
  • While engaged in military operations involving conflict with an opposing foreign force
  • While serving with friendly foreign forces engaged in an armed conflict against an opposing armed force in which the Federation is not a belligerent party


Posthume recipientsEdit

External linksEdit

  • {{#NewWindowLink:Wikipedia:Silver Star|Silver Star}} article at {{#NewWindowLink:Wikipedia:|Wikipedia}}, the free encyclopedia.

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