National Defense Service Ribbon

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Instituted: 1953

Qualifying Dates: 1950-54 (Korean War period), 1961-74 (Vietnam War Period) , 1990-95 (Persian Gulf War Period), 2001-TBD (War on Terror period)

Criteria: Any honorable active duty service anywhere during any of the above periods.

Until 1987, Army only used a bronze oak leaf cluster to denote an additional award. At this time, it began using bronze stars as the other services did.

RIBBON BAR FOR National Defense Service Medal often abbreviated on DD214 as NDSM Instituted: 1953 Qualifying Dates: 1950-54 (Korean War period), 1961-74 (Vietnam War Period) , 1990-95 (Persian Gulf War Period), 2001-TBD (War on Terror period) Criteria: Any honorable active duty service anywhere during any of the above periods. Until 1987, Army only used a bronze oak leaf cluster to denote an additional award. At this time, it began using bronze stars as the other services did.
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