Skip to comments.The Silver Star Families of America requests assistance in award Process.
Posted on 09/30/2010 4:18:21 PM PDT by Steve Newton
Need a little help in the nominating process. FREEP this survey.
Can you FREEP this survey for us? Its is only one page and one question. I can think of no more qualified folks than you all. Thanks.
Following our mission, the Board of Directors has established the
Silver Star Families of America Commendation Award. This award is to be given to an individual or organization that has had an exceptionally positive impact on our wounded and ill by one or more of the following:
1. Actions that directly impact the care and well being of the wounded and ill;
2. Actions at a policy level that have improved or provided services to our wounded and ill;
3. Actions that have increased the benefits provided our wounded and ill;
4. Actions that have had such a profound impact that they have actually prevented casualties.
This annual award can be given to military or civilian personnel, departments or organizations who meet the criteria.
The individual/organizational nominee must receive a substantial number of recommendations or is replaced by another nominee until the required recommendations are achieved.
It is the intention of the SSFOA that the highest standards are maintained and only the most qualified is nominated. The Founders and President will review and select nominees for the recommendation process.
The recommendation process will be open to the public
I have never heard of a “Silver Star Family” (I am ashamed) because I am gathering that it means that they have a family member who had been wounded?
How long has this organization been around?
Yes your correct. It is a Banner organization. Blue Star—is for those serving. Silver is if you have been wounded or invalided. God is for our fallen Angels.
It was started in 2004. But the tradition of silver for wounded or injured goes back the the America war mothers.
They give out silver star service banners and certificates to the wounded, ill and injured.
Also the House and Senate have both made May 1st Silver Star Service Banner day.
God bless brother
That should be Gold