The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the
SILVER STAR MEDAL posthumously to
SSgt GLENNIS RAY KELLAMS
United States Marine Corps
For service as set forth in the following
CITATION:(Synopsis in lieu of copy of actual Citation)
" The President of the United States takes pride in presenting the Silver Star Medal (Posthumously) to Glennis Ray Kellams, Staff Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps, for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action while serving with Company A, 1st Battalion, 27th Marines, 1st Marine Division (Rein), FMF, in connection with combat operations against the enemy in the Republic of Vietnam on April 13, 1968. By his courage, aggressive fighting spirit and steadfast devotion to duty in the face of extreme personal danger, Staff Sergeant Kellams upheld the highest traditions of the Marine Corps and the United States Naval Service. He gallantly gave his life for his country."