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World War II Victory Medal

U.S. Air Force graphic by Staff Sgt. Alexx Pons

U.S. Air Force graphic by Staff Sgt. Alexx Pons

BACKGROUND

The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during World War II and is awarded to any member of the United States military, including members of the armed forces of the Government of the Philippine Islands.

 

CRITERIA

This medal is awarded for any active duty or Reserve service period between Dec. 7, 1941 and Dec. 31, 1946.

 

MEDAL DESCRIPTION

The medal is 1.25 inches in diameter, bearing in front the figure of liberation holding a broken sword in the dawn.

 

RIBBON DESCRIPTION

The ribbon is predominantly red with wide rainbow borders.

 

AUTHORIZED DEVICES

None

 

WEIGHTED AIRMAN PROMOTED SYSTEM POINT VALUE: 0