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  • Remote Combat Effects Campaign Medal

    BACKGROUNDThe Remote Combat Effects Campaign Medal was approved by the Secretary of the Air Force to recognize U.S. Air Force military members in a non-deployed status who directly participated in a Department of Defense combat operation from a remote location. Initial qualifying DOD combat operations are:  Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom, New
  • Republic of Korea Korean War Service Medal

    BACKGROUNDOn Aug. 20, 1999, the Secretary of Defense approved the acceptance and wear of the Republic of Korea Korean War Service Medal in recognition of the sacrifices of United States veterans of the Korean War. CRITERIATo receive this medal, military veterans must have served in the country of Korea, its territorial waters, or airspace within
  • Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation

    BACKGROUNDThis unit award was presented to units of the United Nations Command for service in Korea under the same conditions as would be required for the award of the Presidential Unit Citation of the United States, and it is awarded in the name of the president of the Republic of Korea. It is a ribbon award with accompanying citation. CRITERIAIt
  • Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

    BACKGROUNDThis medal is awarded to members of the armed forces of the United States who: 1. Served for six months in South Vietnam during the period March 1, 1961 to March 28, 1973. 2. Served outside the geographical limits of South Vietnam and contributed direct combat support to the RVN Armed Forces for an aggregate of six months. Only members of
  • Republic Of Vietnam Gallantry Cross With Palm Ribbon

    CRITERIAThis ribbon is awarded by the Republic of Vietnam to certain units of the U.S. armed forces for valorous combat achievement during the Vietnam War, March 1, 1961 to March 28, 1973. AUTHORIZED DEVICENone WEIGHTED AIRMAN PROMOTED SYSTEM POINT VALUE: 0

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