Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Service: All Services
Dates: July 1, 1958 to present day
Criteria: Participation in military operations not covered by a specific war medal. Personnel must have served at least 30 consecutive, or 60 nonconsecutive, days in qualifying operations
Devices: all Services: bronze, silver star; Army: bronze arrowhead; Navy: bronze Marine Corps device
Awarded to any member of the U.S. Armed Forces for U.S. military operations, U.S. operations in direct support of the United Nations, and U.S. operations of assistance to friendly foreign nations after July 1, 1958. Operations that qualify for the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal are authorized in specific orders. Participating personnel must have served at least 30 consecutive (60 nonconsecutive) days in the qualifying operation or less if the operation was less than 30 days in length. The award may also be authorized for individuals who do not meet the basic criteria but who do merit special recognition for their service in the designated operation.
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