Gold Silver Copper Medal-The Bronze Star emblem is one and one-half inches in diameter. In the center of the star sits a small circle with another bronze star in it. The points of the small center star align with the outer points of the main star. On the back of the Bronze Star, the words"Heroic or Meritorious Achievement"are inscribed with the recipient's name also added.
A ribbon attaches to the star. The ribbon has red, white and blue stripes of varying widths.