America's second highest award for bravery.
a United States Army decoration for extraordinary heroism against an armed enemy
a cross of bronze, two inches in height and 113/16 inches in width, with an eagle on the center
The Distinguished Service Cross is awarded to Army personnel for extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an opposing armed force. It is the second highest Army decoration.
The Distinguished Service Cross (DSC) is the second highest military decoration of the United States Army, awarded for extreme gallantry and risk of life in actual combat with an armed enemy force. Actions which merit the Distinguished Service Cross must be of such a high degree to be above those required for all other U.S. combat decorations but not meeting the criteria for the Medal of Honor. The Distinguished Service Cross is equivalent to the Navy Cross (Navy and Marine Corps) and the Air Force Cross (Air Force).
The Distinguished Service Cross (DSC) is the third level military decoration awarded to officers and (since 1993) ratings of the Royal Navy and formerly also to officers of other Commonwealth countries.
The Distinguished Service Cross (DSC) is a military decoration awarded to personnel of the Australian Defence Force, it is awarded for distinguished command and leadership in action. The DSC was introduced in 1991 and replaced the Imperial equivalent. It is the highest distinguished service decoration in the Australian Honours System.