What level is Bronze Star?
Bronze Star (10 hr.): develops swimming proficiency, lifesaving skill and personal fitness. Candidates refine their stroke mechanics, acquire self-rescue skills, and apply fitness principles in training workouts.
What does 5 Bronze Stars mean?
A service star is a miniature bronze or silver five-pointed star 3⁄16 inch (4.8 mm) in diameter that is authorized to be worn by members of the eight uniformed services of the United States on medals and ribbons to denote an additional award or service period.
How many Bronze Star recipients are there?
The Bronze Star was awarded in the following conflicts: World War II: 395,380 recipients. Korean War: 30,359 recipients. Vietnam War: 719,969 recipients: 549,343 for achievement and service and 170,626 for valor.
What does deal stand for lifeguard?
DEAL. Define the problem, Evaluate the options. Act now, Look at the outcomes.
What is a Lifesaving Society bronze examiner?
Instruction & certification: Current Lifesaving Instructors teach and evaluate most items, but only Bronze Examiners may certify candidates. The Lifesaving Society deems its certifications to be “current” for 24 months from the certification date. Candidate recognition: Bronze Medallion medal, Bronze Medallion Award crest, certification card.
What is the Lifesaving Society Bronze Medallion?
The Lifesaving Society’s Bronze Medallion challenges the candidate both mentally and physically. Judgement, knowledge, skill, and fitness – the four components of water rescue – form the basis of Bronze Medallion training. Candidates acquire the assessment and problem-solving skills needed to make good decisions in, on, and around the water.
How do I become a Lifesaving Society examiner?
Apprenticeship: Successful apprenticeship on one Bronze Medallion or one Bronze Cross examination with a current Bronze Examiner who is an Examiner Mentor, and submission of the completed Examiner Training Record to the Society’s office. Candidate recognition: Certification card. Costs: There is no Lifesaving Society fee for the Examiner course.
How long is a Lifesaving Society certification good for?
The Lifesaving Society deems its certifications to be “current” for 24 months from the certification date. Candidate recognition: Bronze Cross medal, Bronze Cross Award crest, certification card.