They served their country willing to make the ultimate sacrifice and died while active in the military. But as it stands, there is not any award or recognition for fallen soldiers who died while serving in non-combat situations.
A group in Port St. Lucie made up of former active duty military members is out to change the situation by creating their own award.
It is called the "Blue Star of Valor Award."
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Submitted by Melanie Pizzo