Military Medals of Distinction are awarded for acts of heroism, merit, or service, wear your version to honor your soldier and have it personalized with their birthstone. The Bronze Star Medal is the fourth-highest individual military award and the ninth-highest by order of precedence in the U.S. Military. It may be awarded for acts of heroism, acts of merit, or meritorious service in a combat zone. The Silver Star, officially referred to as the Silver Star Medal by all of the United States Armed Forces, is the third-highest military decoration for valor that can be awarded to any person serving in any capacity with the United States Armed Forces. The medal is awarded for gallantry in action gallantry in action against an enemy of the United States. This bracelet charm fits all standard charm bracelets.