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  Afghanistan Campaign Medal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A similar medal, known as the Iraq Campaign Medal was authorized for service during the same period within the borders of Iraq.
The Afghanistan Campaign Medal was designed by the U.S. Army Institute of Heraldry.
The medal is retroactive to October 24, 2001 and is active until a date to be determined (most likely until the end of Operation Enduring Freedom).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Afghanistan_Campaign_Medal   (373 words)

  
 Iraq Campaign Medal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Iraq Campaign Medal is a military decoration of the United States armed forces which was created by Executive Order of President George W. Bush on May 28, 2004.
A similar medal, known as the Afghanistan Campaign Medal was authorized for service during the same period within the borders of Afghanistan.
The medal is retroactive to March 19, 2003 and is active until a date to be determined.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Iraq_Campaign_Medal   (393 words)

  
 Air Force Times - News - More News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The medals are approved for active-duty airmen, reservists and guardsmen deployed on or after Oct. 24, 2001 for Operation Enduring Freedom and on or after March 19, 2003 for Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Airmen have a choice: Those who deployed to Afghanistan or Iraq and have 30 consecutive or 60 nonconsecutive days between the eligibility period and April 30 may choose to wear either a campaign medal or the GWOT-E medal.
The campaign medal for Afghanistan is positioned below the one for Kosovo and above the medal for Iraq.
www.airforcetimes.com /story.php?f=1-292925-949864.php   (301 words)

  
 Air Force approves Afghanistan, Iraqi campaign medals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Department of Defense campaign medals apply to active-duty Airmen, reservists and guardsmen deployed on or after Oct. 24, 2001, for Operation Enduring Freedom and March 19, 2003, for Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Airmen deployed to Afghanistan or Iraq, who have 30 consecutive or 60 nonconsecutive days between the eligibility period and April 30, may elect to wear either the appropriate campaign medal or the GWOT-E medal, but not both.
The campaign medal for Afghanistan shall be positioned below the one for Kosovo and above the medal for Iraq.
www.af.mil /news/story.asp?storyID=123010894   (469 words)

  
 The Army National Guard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Service members authorized the Afghanistan Campaign Medal must have served in direct support of Operation Enduring Freedom on or after Oct. 24, 2001, to a future date to be determined by the Secretary of Defense or the cessation of the operation.
Those authorized the Iraq Campaign Medal must have served in direct support of Operation Iraqi Freedom on or after March 19, 2003, to a future date to be determined by the Secretary of Defense or the cessation of the operation.
Individuals may receive both the medals if they meet the requirement of both awards; however, the qualifying period of service used to establish eligibility for one award cannot be used to justify eligibility for the other.
www.arng.army.mil /news/news_view.asp?news_id=1986   (527 words)

  
 Afghanistan Campaign Medal
The ribbon reflects the colors of the new Afghanistan flag and the red, white and blue represent the United States and its allies.
The medal may be awarded posthumously to any soldier who lost his/her life while, or as a direct result of, participating in qualifying operations, without regard to length of such service, if otherwise eligible.
The policy for display of campaign streamers on guidons/flags and supply of streamers is contained in Chapter 9, AR 840-10.
www.gruntsmilitary.com /afghancamp.shtml   (555 words)

  
 Afghanistan Campaign Medal Medal
The Afghanistan Campaign Medal may be awarded to members of the Uniformed Services of the United States who serve or who have served in Afghanistan (or its contiguous air space) in support of Operation Enduring Freedom from October 24, 2001 to a date to be announced or upon the cessation of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Additionally, any Army soldier authorized the arrowhead device may be awarded the Afghanistan Campaign Medal with arrowhead device in lieu of the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal with arrowhead device.
The Afghanistan Campaign Medal is worn after the Kosovo Campaign Medal and before the Iraq Campaign Medal.
foxfall.com /csm-common-afgh.htm   (567 words)

  
 SoldierCity, Inc. - SoldierCity is your online army navy shopping store, featuring over 10,000 items!! Our selection of ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
AFGHANISTAN CAMPAIGN MEDAL FULL SIZE - Established by President on 28 MAY 2004 the Afghanistan Campaign Medal which will be awarded to members of the US uniformed services who serve or have served in Afghanistan or contiguous air space, on or after 24 OCT 2001 and to a date to be determined.
A member may be awarded the Afghanistan Campaign Medal in lieu of the Global War of Terrorism Expeditionary Medal for service in Afghanistan.
Established by President on 28 MAY 2004 the Afghanistan Campaign Medal which will be awarded to members of the US uniformed services who serve or have served in Afghanistan or contiguous air space, on or after 24 OCT 2001 and to a date to be determined.
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 Army Times - News - More News
New campaign medals for Iraq and Afghanistan are ready to be issued and should be in military clothing-sales stores almost immediately, defense officials announced Thursday.
The medals, which recognize service of 30 consecutive days or 60 nonconsecutive days on military operations in Iraq or Afghanistan, should be “in the stores this week,” said Air Force Lt. Col.
The Bush administration long opposed the separate medals, insisting that a single Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal was sufficient to recognize military service in Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere overseas.
www.armytimes.com /story.php?f=1-292925-771831.php   (237 words)

  
 War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
However, any Service member may be awarded the Afghanistan Campaign Medal in lieu of the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal for that service.
However, they may be awarded the Iraq Campaign Medal in lieu of the War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal for that service.
In addition, any Army soldier authorized the arrowhead device may be awarded the Iraq Campaign Medal with arrowhead device in lieu of the War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal with arrowhead device.
foxfall.com /csm-common-wote.htm   (1096 words)

  
 Air Force News :: Top Stories
Medals will be sent to members’ current unit addresses as shown on PMKeyS.
The Afghanistan Campaign Medal recognises ADF personnel who, for a period of at least 30 days, were force-assigned to Operation Slipper in Afghanistan, and in surrounding areas, from the start of operations on October 11, 2001, to the withdrawal of ADF forces on December 5, 2002.
The Iraq Campaign Medal recognises ADF involvement in and around Iraq from March 18, 2003.
www.defence.gov.au /news/raafnews/editions/4621/topstories/story01.htm   (271 words)

  
 Afghanistan Campaign Medal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Afghanistan Campaign Medal is a decoration of the United States military which was created by Executive Order of President George W. Bush on May 28, 2004.
The decoration exists on paper only, and an actual medal has yet to be designed by the Institute of Heraldry.
Once issued, the service medal will be provided to any member of the military who served within the borders of Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.
mywiseowl.com /articles/Afghanistan_Campaign_Medal   (147 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
To be eligible to receive the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, service members must have served in direct support of Operation Enduring Freedom on or after October 24, 2001, to a future date to be determined by the Secretary of Defense or the cessation of the operation.
Additionally, the Iraq Campaign Medal will be awarded to those service members who served in direct support of Operation Iraqi Freedom on or after March 19, 2003, to a future date to be determined by the Secretary of Defense or the cessation of the operation.
By awarding these separate medals, our nation has the unique opportunity to recognize and thank our service members for their sacrifices and significant contributions in Afghanistan and Iraq.
www.house.gov /apps/list/hearing/nj01_andrews/4_15_05.html   (286 words)

  
 Army Medals, Ribbons, Mini-Medals, Awards and Decorations; also Marine Corps, Air Force, and Navy
With the services issuing two new campaign medals on the front end of the "wedding season," we expect the increase to continue.
Please note that other services are not authorized anodized medals other than by rare exception where a flag-officer commander has directed anodized medals for the command's honor guard members.
Please note that for Army miniature medals, that we will follow the device sizing specified in AR 670-1 (I.e., most devices are now specified full-size, with some exception such as the hour-glass, etc.) unless you indicate otherwise on your order form.
www.marlowwhite.com /awards-decorations.html   (1266 words)

  
 Kansas Commission on Veterans Affairs - Welcome   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
March 19, 2003, and Feb. 28, 2005, in an area for which the Iraq Campaign Medal was subsequently authorized, shall remain qualified for that medal.
These medals will be awarded to recognize all members of the Armed Forces of the United States serving in or in support of Global War on Terrorism operations on or after 11 September 2001 to a date to be determined.
The KDSM is a service medal to give special recognition for the sacrifices and contributions made by members of the U.S. armed forces who have served or are serving in the Republic of Korea.
www.kcva.org /kcvanews.html   (3336 words)

  
 Air Force Link - Art   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Iraq Campaign Medal, awarded to US Service members who directly supported Operation IRAQI FREEDOM and were assigned attached, or mobilized to units operating in the area of eligibility for 30 consecutive days or 60 non-consecutive days or meet one of the following criteria: 1.
Afghanistan Campaign Medal, awarded to members of the US uniformed services who serve or have served in Afghanistan or contiguous air space, as defined by such regulations, on or after 24 October 2001 to a date to be determined as prescribed by the Secretary of Defense.
Medal of Honor, as the highest of several awards created specifically for the Air Force.
www.af.mil /art/index.asp?page=2   (598 words)

  
 Bush Establishes Military Awards for Afghan and Iraqi Campaigns - US Department of State
Upon application, a member by reason of service may be awarded either the Afghanistan Campaign Medal or the Iraq Campaign Medal in lieu of the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal.
A member may be awarded either the Afghanistan Campaign Medal or the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal by reason of service in Afghanistan.
The Afghanistan Campaign Medal and Iraq Campaign Medal may be awarded posthumously to any person covered by and under regulations prescribed in accordance with this order.
usinfo.state.gov /sa/Archive/2004/Dec/01-792106.html   (381 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Typically, the medal will appear on the discharge papers (such as the DD214), except for those who earned the medal, but were discharged prior to the award.
The NH State Veterans Council provided the list of medals, ribbons or badges that qualify a veteran for the property tax credit.
Military members who served (or are currently serving) in Afghanistan or Iraq will eventually be awarded the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, or Iraq Campaign Medal, which are on the list of qualifying awards.
www.state.nh.us /revenue/property_tax/veterans_medals_list.doc   (227 words)

  
 North East Division - Marine Corps League
Iraq Campaign Medal was subsequently authorized, shall remain qualified for
Afghanistan or Iraq Campaign Medal in lieu of the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal for such service.
The Iraq Campaign Medal shall be positioned below the Afghanistan Campaign Medal and above the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal.
www.northeastdivmcleague.org /NEDivCurMCLInfo.htm   (2913 words)

  
 Bush creates separate medals for Afghanistan, Iraq campaigns
President George W. Bush ordered separate medals to be issued to honor US soldiers who have served in Afghanistan and Iraq, in lieu of the Global War on Terrorism medal previously accorded to troops involved in both campaigns.
He also created a separate Iraq Campaign Medal for troops serving in Iraq or in its adjoining waters or air space on or after March 19, 2003.
The Iraq and Afghanistan medals may also be awarded posthumously, according to the November 29 decree.
www.spacewar.com /2004/041201140703.iqgobroy.html   (491 words)

  
 .United States Army Service Medals Page 4.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Afghanistan or contiguous air space, on or after 24 OCT 2001 and to a date to be determined.
Award of the KDSM for this time period is a one-time exception to policy to comply with section 543 of the National Defense Authorization Act of Fiscal Year 2003, Public Law 107 314.
(This medal is intended to meet the void in the criteria between the AFEM and the
www2.powercom.net /~rokats/smedals4.html   (1661 words)

  
 DoD News: DoD Announces Criteria for Two New Campaign Medals
            Presidential Executive Order 13363 established the Afghanistan and Iraq campaign medals to recognize members, who made specific sacrifices and significant contributions in these areas of operation.
No service member shall be entitled to all three medals for the same act, achievement or period of service.
            The Afghanistan Campaign Medal shall be positioned below the Kosovo Campaign Medal and above the Iraq Campaign Medal.  The Iraq Campaign Medal shall be positioned below the Afghanistan Campaign Medal and above the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal.
www.defenselink.mil /releases/2005/nr20050407-2441.html   (390 words)

  
 Afghanistan (Campaign Medal): 1 Sep 2003: Written answers (TheyWorkForYou.com)
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence when a campaign medal will be issued for personnel who have served in operations in Afghanistan.
The matter of a medal for campaign service in Afghanistan has been deliberated by the Ministry of Defence and a case submitted to the HD Committee.
They will consider the case and pass their recommendation to The Queen for Her approval.
www.theyworkforyou.com /wrans?id=2003-09-01.892W.7   (118 words)

  
 050808-01| Two Army Rangers drown in Afghanistan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
He was posthumously awarded the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Good Conduct Medal and the Afghanistan Campaign Medal.
He was posthumously awarded the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Good Conduct Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal and the Combat Infantryman Badge.
The convoy was traveling along the river, which is swollen due to melting snow from nearby mountain peaks and rainfall in the area in recent weeks.
www.soc.mil /News/releases/05AUG/050808-01.htm   (443 words)

  
 Hannah's Blog: December 2004 Archives
Indeed, a criticism of John Kerry's campaign, was his abject failure to capitalize on the facts right in front of people's faces.
But the medal was authorized before a sergeant in Birt's unit reported the thefts, initiating an investigation that ended with the Army filing criminal charges against Birt and five others, including his company commander, Maj. Catherine Kaus.
He had also testified before Congress about the poor medical care Reserve soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan were receiving at Fort Knox, Ky. After he escaped from the locked ward, he was charged with being AWOL and was even given a $6,000 bill for room and board during his involuntary hospital stay.
hannah.smith-family.com /archive/2004_12.html   (18501 words)

  
 ! International Angler
Sir Garrick was a member of both the 1948 and 1953 Australian Olympic swimming teams, winning a bronze medal, and he won a gold medal in the 400-meter freestyle event at the 1950 Commonwealth (then called “Empire”) Games.
Born in Brazil and schooled in France, he served as a pilot with the RAF and the French Air Force, becoming the leading French ace from World War II and receiving the Liberation Cross, the French Medal of Honor.
Retiring as a Brigadier General after the 1956 Suez Campaign, Clostermann continued to serve his country as an eight-term member of the French Parliament and President Charles DeGaulle's Under Secretary of State.
www.igfa.org /hall.asp   (18746 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
CPT Lintzenich was then assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, where he served as the S2 for 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment.
CPT Lintzenich holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Aviation Management and is a graduate of the Infantry Officer Basic Course, Military Intelligence Captains Career Course, SIGINT Officer Course and the DIA Collection Managers Course.
His military awards include the Bronze Star Medal (w/one Oak Leaf Cluster), Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal (w/one Oak Leaf Cluster), Iraq Campaign Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Kosovo Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, NATO Medal and the Army Parachutist Badge.
pom-www.army.mil /units/229thmib/Bravo/content/commandteam.htm   (474 words)

  
 Congressman Mark Steven Kirk - 10th District of Illinois
From the beaches of Normandy to the caves of Afghanistan, our brave men and women in uniform gave their lives to preserve our freedom and safeguard our democracy.
Helicopters for Afghanistan Part II I recently sent a letter to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice urging her to send newer helicopters to Afghanistan designed specifically for counter-narcotics operations.
As we work to maintain a stable democracy in Afghanistan, we must move quickly to prevent a narco-state from emerging.
www.house.gov /kirk/blog   (8135 words)

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