Complete with an old lightly soiled ribbon in the Silesian colours. It is not entirely clear if these were indeed issued with the ribbon, likely not. However, item offered here came from the family of a participant he was in the Infantry Regiment who was said to wear it on his medal bar WW1 and long with the long service medals. Medal is guaranteed original, period issue.
Authorized by the Secretary of the Air Force, February 5, Awarded for sustained meritorious achievement while participating in aerial flight. Mountains dominate the landscape of Afghanistan. The map of the country highlights the theater of operation and our commitment to Operation Enduring Freedom.
The eagle, a symbol of the United States and the American spirit, is constantly vigilant, ready to defend freedom.
The rising sun embodies a new start for Afghanistan and its road to a free and prosperous future. The laurel wreath is for honor and high achievement. The ribbon reflects the colors of the new Afghanistan flag and the red, white and blue represent the United States and its allies.
The area of eligibility encompasses all land area of the country of Afghanistan and all air spaces above the land.
To be eligible for the award, a soldier must be personally present and assigned or attached to a unit participating in OEF, or on official duties in Afghanistan in support of OEF, for 30 consecutive days or for 60 nonconsecutive days in Afghanistan or meet one of the following criteria: A bronze service star is worn on the suspension and campaign ribbon for one or more days of participation in each designated campaign phase.
The designated campaigns are: No soldier shall be entitled to both medals for the same act, achievement or period of service. The following are authorized components and related items: NSN for set which includes regular size medal and ribbon bar. Lapel Button ribbon replica: Public Lawdated 28 May and Executive Orderdated 29 Novemberestablished the medal.
The Office of the Under Secretary of Defense announced the establishment of campaign phases on 19 February Order of precedence and wear policy for service medals awarded to Army personnel is contained in Army Regulation AR Policy for awards, approving authority and supply of medals is contained in AR Air and Space Campaign This medal, authorized by the secretary of the Air Force on April 24,may be awarded to members of the United States Air Force who, after March 24,participated in or directly supported a significant U.
The medal is awarded only to personnel who provided direct support of combat operations from outside a geographic area determined by the Joint Chiefs of Staff.A medal or medallion is a small portable artistic object, a thin disc, normally of metal, carrying a design, usually on both sides.
They typically have a commemorative purpose of some kind, and many are given as awards. They may be intended to be worn, suspended from clothing or jewellery in some way. They are traditionally struck like a coin by dies.
A 3/inch bronze star will be worn on the suspension ribbon and ribbon bar to denote subsequent awards. Navy Good Conduct Medal (NGCM) For three continuous active service as an enlisted person in the Regular Navy or Naval Reserve.
A medal or medallion is a small portable artistic object, a thin disc, normally of metal, carrying a design, usually on both sides. They typically have a commemorative purpose of some kind, and many are given as awards.
They may be intended to be worn, suspended from clothing or jewellery in some way.
They are traditionally struck like a coin by dies. Between and , the Nobel Prizes and the Prize in Economic Sciences were awarded times to people and organizations. With some receiving the Nobel Prize more than once, this makes a total of individuals and 24 organizations.
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