Coast Guard Distinguished Service Medal


Service: Coast Guard

Instituted: 1961

Criteria: Exceptionally meritorious service to the United States Government in a duty of great responsibility

Devices: Gold Star

To honor and protect the sacrifices of our nation

To justify an award of the Distinguished Service Medal, exceptional performance of duty, clearly above that normally expected, which has contributed materially to the success of a major command or project, is required. In general, the Coast Guard Distinguished Service Medal is awarded only to those officers in principal commands whose service is such as to justify the award.

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