Awards & Decorations

Bronze Star

In 2007, Army Special Forces Sgt. 1st Class Kelly A. Stewart was awarded the Bronze Star for his actions in Iraq.  Click here to view the narrative that accompanied the award.  [Note:  After being informed that I had mistakenly published the narrative for a Bronze Star recommendation for an award Stewart has not yet received, I removed that posting and replaced it with the information above about the award he did receive. My apologies for the confusion.]

In addition to the Bronze Star noted above, Stewart received the following awards and decorations during his distinguished Army career [Note: This list should not be considered "all-inclusive" or official]:

Other Awards & Decorations

In addition to the Bronze Star noted above, Stewart received the following awards and decorations during his distinguished Army career:

Army Commendation Medal (5)
Army Achievement Medal (2)
Army Good Conduct Medal (4)
National Defense Service Medal (2)
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Kosovo Campaign Medal (3)
Iraq Campaign Medal
German Armed Forces Parachutist Badge Bronze
German Armed Forces Marksmanship Badge Bronze
Drivers Badge with Track & Wheel Ladders
Global War On Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War On Terrorism Service Medal
Noncommissioned Officers Professional Development Ribbon (3)
Army Service Ribbon

Overseas Service Ribbon
NATO Medal

In addition, his uniform sported several difficult-to-obtain items:  Special Forces Tab, Army Parachutists Badge (“Jumpmaster”), Combat Infantryman Badge, Driver Badge and the Expert Field Medical Badge.

Special Training Completed

Below is a partial list of training courses completed:

Combat Diver Medical Technician Course
High-Risk Survive, Evade, Resist and Escape Course (Level C)
Special Forces Selection
Special Forces Qualifications Course
Special Forces Medical Sergeant Course
Special Operations Target Interdiction Course (Level 1 Sniper)

NOTE: The 2006 photo above shows Stewart’s awards and decorations prior to his receipt of the Bronze Star and several other honors.

Bob McCarty is the author of Three Days In August and THE CLAPPER MEMO. To learn more about either book or to place an order, click on the graphic above.

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