Bronze star medal. Medal is a pin covered with ribbons that match the enameled pin and ribbon pin that accompany the bronze star. The colors are as follows: white, red, white, blue, white, red, white. Hanging from these ribbons is a bronze star. The star has a smaller bronze star in its center. On the back of the star, at the center, is a circle. Engraved around the circle is, "Heroic or Meritous Achievement." In the center of this circle is engraved the awardee's name, "Paul J. Gunderman."