Coast Guard Good Conduct Medal Anodized
Service: Coast Guard
Criteria: Outstanding proficiency, leadership and conduct during three years of enlisted service
Devices: Bronze, Silver Star
The Coast Guard Good Conduct Medal was authorized 12 December 1923 to recognize superior duty performance by enlisted Coast Guardsmen for a four year service period. In 1934 the time changed to conform to the Navy and Marine Corps Good Conduct Medals three year period of service. Originally, the Coast Guard Good Conduct Medal was attached to a 1 1/2 inch wide ribbon suspended from a rectangular top bar inscribed: U.S. Coast Guard.