The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the

SILVER STAR MEDAL posthumously to


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."