Service: All Services
Instituted: 2004 Dates 2001 to Present
Criteria: Active participation in, or service in support of Global War on Terrorism operations on or after 11 September, 2001.
Devices: All Services: Bronze Star
Awarded to members of the United States Armed Forces who participated in, or served in support of operations relating to the Global War on Terrorism between September 11, 2001 and a date to be determined at a later date.
Qualifying Service members must be assigned, attached or mobilized to a unit participating in, or service in direct support of designated for 30 consecutive days or 60 nonconsecutive days.