The medal comes in a black box that displays the words “Bronze Star Medal” in gold writing. Inside the box, the top half of it is lined with gold silk. The bottom half is also lined but with gold felt. In the box lays the Bronze Star Medal with a pin and ribbon. In the center of the star is a smaller star, which slightl...
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...it at special occasions or at his funeral and chose to pass it down to his family.
My grandfather’s Bronze Star Medal signifies his undying loyalty and love to his country and his family. Through research I found and interviews held with my dad, I got to know more about my grandpa and what his purpose was in life. I have not only gained additional respect for him but also for the men and women who sacrifice their lives every day for our society to live in comfort. This medal is something my family holds close to our hearts. Frank W. Hedge was a serious man with a hard exterior, but when it came to his family he had nothing but unconditional love and patience. I will always hold the memories of him and the knowledge he shared with me close to my heart and in mind. He will forever be remembered as a hero, family man, and in my eyes one of the best men who ever lived.
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