Armed Forces Reserve Medal (National Guard)
Armed Forces Reserve Medal (National Guard).
Qualifying Dates: 1949 to present
Criteria: Ten years of honorable service in any reserve component of the US National Guard Reserve or award of "M" device.
Use Bronze Hourglass to denote 10 years service in the Reserves; Silver Hourglass to denote 20 years; Gold Hourglass to denote 30 years service.
For the rare instance of 40 years Reserve service, use a Gold and Bronze Hourglass.