Qualifying Dates: 1995-Present
Criteria: Participation in military operations not covered by specific war or the
Armed Forces Expeditionary.
Awarded for direct support of relief operations involving hurricanes Katrina and Rita (30 consecutive days or 60 non-consecutived days). The area of eligibility encompasses the United States from 27 Aug 2005 through 27 Feb 2006, less the area and time period detailed for receipt of the Humanitarian Service Medal.