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Dillard Jay Johnson

Date of birth: August 28, 1964
Home of record: Louisville Kentucky


Silver Star

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Awarded for actions during the Global War on Terror

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Staff Sergeant Dillard Jay Johnson, United States Army, was awarded the Silver Star for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in connection with military operations against an armed hostile force while serving with the 3d Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 3d Infantry Division, in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM at Al Samawa, Iraq in March 2003 Staff Sergeant Johnson's gallant actions and dedicated devotion to duty, without regard for his own life, were in keeping with the highest traditions of military service and reflect great credit upon himself, the 3d Infantry Division, and the United States Army.

General Orders: DOD Listing at

Action Date: March 2003

Service: Army

Rank: Staff Sergeant

Battalion: 3d Squadron

Regiment: 7th Cavalry Regiment

Division: 3d Infantry Division