Selected Foreign Awards Page 3


 

Knight of the National Order of Vietnam

(Bào-Quốc Huân-Chương)
 

Republic of Vietnam
 

 [Officers only]

 

 


Military Merit Medal

(Quan-Cong Bội-Tinh)
 

Republic of Vietnam
 
 

[Enlisted only]

 


Gallantry Cross with Palm

(Anh-Dũng Bội-Tinh Với Nhành Dương-Liễu)

Republic of Vietnam

Also awarded with:
Gold Star (Ngôi Sao-Vàng) ,
Silver Star (Ngôi Sao-Bạc), or
Bronze Star (Ngôi Sao-Đễng)

Staff Service Medal

First Class [Officers] & Second Class [Enlisted]

(Tham-Mưu Bội-Tinh) (Hạng I) + (Hạng II)

Republic of Vietnam
 

 

 

Training Service Medal

First Class
[Officers] & Second Class [Enlisted]

(Huấn-Vụ Bội-Tinh) (Hạng I) + (Hạng II)

Republic of Vietnam
 

 

 

Technical Service Medal

First Class
[Officers] & Second Class [Enlisted]

(Kỹ-Thuật Bội-Tinh) (Hạng I) + (Hạng II)

Republic of Vietnam
 

 

 

Civil Actions Honor Medal

First Class
[Officers] & Second Class [Enlisted]

(Dân-Vụ Bội-Tinh) (Hạng I) + (Hạng II)

Republic of Vietnam
 

 

 


Campaign Medal

(Chiến-Dịch Bội-Tinh)

Republic of Vietnam
 

[Shown with "1960-" Clasp] 

Also awarded with:
"1949-54" Clasp to recognize the fighting during
the French Colonial period. (Not authorized for U.S. Personnel)

Multinational Force
and Observers Medal

Multinational Force
and Observers

To U.S. military personnel since 28 Jul 1982 (retroactive to Aug 1981) originally for 90 days with MFO. On 15 Mar 1985, minimum increased to 170 days. Minimum waived for KIA, medivac, or special cases.

Inter-American Defense
Board Medal

Organization of American States

To military personnel of the OAS for service with IADB or IAD College instructors, since 11 Dec 1945.

1 year - Silver Service Star
2 years - Gold Service Star
3 - 5 years - 2 Gold Service Stars
  > 5 years - 3 Gold Service Stars

Medal for the
Liberation
of Kuwait

(Naut Tahrir Al-Kuwait)

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
 
Awarded to military of the Coalition for service in Operation Desert Storm and Liberation of Kuwait; 17 Jan - 28 Feb 1991.

Participation in ground and/or shore ops, direct support on naval vessels, on supporting aerial flights, or 30 days TDY during period.

 


MORE
Medal for the
Liberation
of Kuwait

(Wisam Al-Tahrir)

Emirate of Kuwait
 
Awarded in five classes to military of the Coalition for service in Operations Desert Shield or Desert Storm.

1st Class - Officers, O9 and O10.
2d Class - Officers, O7 and O8.
3d Class - Officers, O4 thru O6.
4th Class - Officers, W1 thru O3.
5th Class - Enlisted, E1 thru E9.

U.S. SecDef accepted only Fifth Class for all U.S. personnel, 16 Mar 1995.


Medal of Commitment

Government of Iraq

To U.S. military personnel for
30 consecutive or 60 nonconsecutive days service in Iraq between
19 Mar 2003 and 31 Dec 2011.

 

 

 

Freedom Medal

Government of Afghanistan


To foreign military personnel for
service fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan.

 

 

 


NATO Meritorious
Service Medal

North Atlantic
Treaty Organization

To military & civilian personnel who have been commended for providing exceptional or remarkable service to NATO


(SECDEF approved for acceptance/wear)

NATO Medal for
Former Yugoslavia

North Atlantic
Treaty Organization

For service, under NATO control,
in former Republic of Yugoslavia
01 Jul 1992 to TBD

 

NATO Medal for
Kosovo

North Atlantic
Treaty Organization

For service, under NATO control,
in Republic of Kosovo
13 Oct 1998 to TBD



NATO Medal for
Macedonia

North Atlantic
Treaty Organization

For service, under NATO control,
in former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
01 Jun 2001 to TBD
 



NATO Medal for
Operation
EAGLE ASSIST

North Atlantic
Treaty Organization

For service, under NATO control,
against Terrorism in/over North America
11 Sep 2001 to May 2002



NATO Medal for
Operation

ACTIVE ENDEAVOR

North Atlantic
Treaty Organization

For service, under NATO control, in the international waters of the Mediterranean Sea, Straits of Gibraltar, and airspace above
26 Oct 2001
to TBD


NATO Medal for
the Balkans

North Atlantic
Treaty Organization

For service, under NATO control,
in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, former Rep of Yugoslavia (including Kosovo), former Yugoslav Rep of Macedonia, Albania, and their respective airspaces
01 Jan 2003 to TBD


NATO Medal for
ISAF
(Afghanistan)

North Atlantic
Treaty Organization

For service, under NATO control,
in Afghanistan and all neighboring countries (ISAF OPLAN 10302) where force buildup occurred or in direct support
1 Jun 2003 to
TBD
NATO Medal for
NATO Training Mission (Iraq)


North Atlantic
Treaty Organization


For service, under NATO control,
in Iraq and all neighboring countries in direct support of NTIM-I and NTM-I
18 Aug 2004 to TBD


NATO Medal for
NATO Approved Africa Missions


North Atlantic
Treaty Organization


For service, under NATO control,
in Operations ALLIED PROVIDER, ALLIED PROTECTOR, & OCEAN
SHIELD
01 Jan 2008 to TBD
NATO Medal for
NATO Approved Libya Missions


North Atlantic
Treaty Organization


For service, under NATO control,
in Operation UNIFIED PROTECTOR
23 Mar 2011 to 31 Oct 2011
NATO Medal for
NATO Approved Afghanistan Missions


North Atlantic
Treaty Organization


For service, under NATO control,
in Operation RESOLUTE SUPPORT
01 Jan 2015 to TBD

 


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