FORT HOOD (September 28, 2012)—A Fort Hood soldier received the Bronze Star Friday for meritorious service from November 2003 to October 2004 in Iraq.
It was presented by Congressman John Carter at 10 a.m. Friday.
The Bronze Star is a U.S. Armed Forces individual military decoration and the fourth-highest award for bravery, heroism or meritorious service.
According to the U.S. Military Medals website, to be eligible for the Bronze Star Medal, a military member must be getting hostile fire/imminent danger pay, during the event for which the medal is to be awarded.
Congressman Carter represents the 31st District of Texas.