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  • Legion of Merit

    BACKGROUNDThe Legion of Merit, the first United States decoration created specifically for citizens of other nations, was established by an Act of Congress of July 20, 1942, and amended by an executive order on March 15, 1955. CRITERIAIt is conferred on officers and enlisted men of the armed forces of the United States and on nationals of other

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