My cousin, Jack Arnold Gibson, son of Clark Gibson and Sophie Danko, was posthumously awarded the Silver Star and the Purple Heart.
The Silver Star is awarded for gallantry in action against an enemy of the United States. The Silver Star is the third highest military decoration that can be awarded to a member of the United States Armed Forces.
The Purple Heart is awarded to those who were wounded or killed in any action against an enemy of the United States.
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