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- n. a United States military decoration for gallantry in action
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So many sorties for an Air Medal, certain results for a DFC; a Silver Star for a MiG kill.
He decided to bull through straight down Volunteer Parkway on the premise that once he passed the speedway, traffic would lessen considerably and he could make up for lost time and still get out to Mountain City by midafternoon, where he’d begin with Detective Thelma and maybe even get a chance to meet up with the hero, Sheriff Reed Wells, Silver Star winner and reformer.