: ستارہ جرأت
, Star of Courage) is the third highest military award of Pakistan
. It was established in 1957 after Pakistan became a Republic; however, it was instituted retrospectively back to 1947. It is awarded for gallantry
or distinguished service in combat
; and can be bestowed upon officers
, junior commissioned officers
, Petty officers
, warrant officers
, Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and equivalents in the Pakistan Army
, Air Force
, and various paramilitary forces
under federal control such as the Frontier Corps
, the Frontier Constabulary
and the Pakistan Rangers
It may be considered to be roughly equivalent to the Military Cross
and the Silver Star
Frontier Force Regiment, 1965
Punjab Regiment, 1965
PA-? Capt Sagheer Hussain Shaheed, SJ. Punjab Regt.
PA - Lt Col J.F Golwalla, SJ. 16th Punjab Regt, 1965 War (Dograi)
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