Department Of Defense Distinguished Service Medal (DOD)

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  • Officially Hallmarked and approved by the U.S. Institute of Heraldry
  • Official military grade, premium quality full size medal
  • Medal and ribbon made to the highest official government standards
  • Made, inspected, and shipped by Veterans in the USA
  • Standard 2 prong and clutch back, uniform approved

Service: All Services

Instituted: July 9, 1970

Criteria: Exceptionally meritorious service to the United States while assigned to a Joint Activity in a position of unique and great responsibility

Devices: Bronze and Silver Oak Leaf Clusters

The Secretary of Defense is the awarding authority for the medal, usually awarded to the most senior officers. Examples of assignments that may allow qualification for this medal are: Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff; Chiefs and Vice Chiefs of the Military Services, including the Commandant and Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps and Commanders and Vice Commanders of Unified and Specified Commands.

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SKU F005
UPC 810017206469
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