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In order to apply and be qualified for an award of the Bronze Star Medal as a conversion award based on your
Combat Infantryman Badge or Combat Medic Badge you must have your discharge papers showing the award of the
CIB or CMB or a copy of the General Orders making the award.

Requests for this award must be initiated either by the individual or  his primary next of kin (Spouse, Eldest Child,
Mother/Father) Oldest Sibling or Eldest Grandchild in that order) If a relative you must state how you are related to the
individual to whom the award will made.

Send your request to the US Army Human Resources Command, ATTN: Awards and Decorations Branch, 1600
Spearhead Division Avenue, Fort Knox, KY 40122.   Expect several months for your request to be processed in that
the office responsible for final processing at Department of the Army is also responsible for processing awards for
soldiers serving in current combat zones.

Make a copy of your discharge or General Order and send it along with a letter as follows:

Mr.  Barnard
Senior Writer, Contractor
Awards and Decorations Branch, AHRC-PDP-A
Army Human Resources Command
1600 Spearhead Division Avenue
Dept 480
Fort Knox, Kentucky  40122-5408



Dear Sir:

Under the provisions of AR 600-8-22, paragraph 3-15d(2), request is made for a conversion award of the Bronze
Star Medal (BSM) for (insert your name, rank and serial number)

(If not being submitted by the Service member- indicate here what your relationship is to the deceased member)

Documentary evidence is enclosed to substantiate the award of the (Combat Infantryman Badge or Combat Medical
Badge) on (Date) entitling me(or him)  to the BSM as a conversion award.

Please mail orders and award to the following address;(insert your mailing address).

Thank you for your assistance in this matter.
Sincerely,
Signature
Enclosure: DD Form 214(Discharge Form) or General Order

NOTE:  If you do not have proper documentation contact me at joyclint@comcast.net

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