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  Coast Guard Arctic Service Medal Display Recognition
The polar bear, whose sole habitat is the Arctic region, alludes to the polar region and to the Coast Guard Cutter Bear.
In the center of a bronze medallion one and a quarter inches in diameter, the Seal of the United States Coast Guard, under whose authority the medal is awarded is displayed.
The ribbon is the reverse of the Antarctic service Medal, thus indicating service at its opposite (North) pole.
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  Arctic - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
The boundary is generally considered to be north of the Arctic Circle (66° 33’N), which is the limit of the midnight sun and the polar night.
The Arctic region is one of the last and most extensive continuous wilderness areas in the world and its significance in preserving biodiversity and genotypes is considerable.
The Arctic is particularly susceptible to the abrasion of groundcover and to the disturbance of the rare reproduction places of the animals that are characteristic to the region.
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 YourArt.com >> Encyclopedia >> arctic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Arctic is the area around the Earth's North Pole, opposite the Antarctican area around the South Pole.
The Arctic region includes sizeable potential natural resources (oil, gas, minerals, forest - if the subarctic is included - and fish) to which modern technology and the opening up of Russia have given significant new opportunities.
During the Cold War, the Arctic region was extensively monitored by the United States military and NATO, since it was believed that the first warnings of a nuclear strike from the Soviet Union would have been indicated by ICBMs launched over the North Pole towards the United States.
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 Antarctica Service Medal - Medbib.com, the modern encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Antarctica Service Medal is considered a decoration of the United States military, issued in the name of the Department of Defense, and is authorized for wear on active duty uniforms.
The medal may also be awarded to U.S. civilians, but after the initial award, the civilian may only wear the miniature or the lapel pin depending on the occasion.
The Arctic equivalents of the Antarctica Service Medal are the Arctic Service Ribbon, issued by the United States Navy, and the Coast Guard Arctic Service Medal, issued by the U.S. Coast Guard.
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 Coast Guard Arctic Service Medal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Coast Guard Arctic Service Medal was established in 1976 by Admiral Owen W. Siler, USCG and is awarded to any member of the U.S. Coast Guard who performs twenty one days of cumulative duty in the polar waters of the Arctic Circle.
The Coast Guard Arctic Service Medal may also be awarded, on a case by case basis, to non-Coast Guard personnel who perform significant duties in support of Coast Guard missions within the Arctic region.
The United States Navy equivalent to the Coast Guard Arctic Service Medal is the Arctic Service Ribbon.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Coast_Guard_Arctic_Service_Medal   (221 words)

 Coast Guard Arctic Service Medal
The Arctic Service Medal was established by Admiral Owen W. Siler, Commandant of the Coast Guard, on May 20, 1976.
The Arctic Service Medal is worn after the Antarctica Service Medal and before the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal.
In the center of a bronze medallion one and a quarter inches in diameter, the Seal of the United States Coast Guard, under whose authority the medal is awarded is displayed.
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 Arctic - North Pole - Crystalinks
Such reserves are known to exist under the Beaufort Sea, and further exploration elsewhere in the Arctic might become more feasible if global warming opens up the Northwest Passage as a regular channel of international shipping and commerce, particularly if Canada is not able to enforce her claim to it.
The exact amount that you need to adjust the declination on your compass to reconcile magnetic north to true north is given in the map legend to the left of the map scale.
Pictures of the skull, have prompted residents to speculate whether the skull might belong to a long-extinct deer or sheep that inhabited the land millions of years ago when the climate was much warmer.
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 Arctic Service Ribbon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Arctic Service Ribbon is a decoration of the United States Navy which was established in May 1986.
The United States Coast Guard equivalent of the Arctic Service Ribbon is the Coast Guard Arctic Service Medal.
The Antarctic equivalent of the Arctic Service Ribbon is the Antarctica Service Medal.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Arctic_Service_Ribbon   (216 words)

 US Medals
The World War II Victory Medal was awarded by Act of Congress 6 July, 1945 to all members of the armed forces who served at least one day active federal service between 7 December, 1941 and 31 December, 1946.
the bars are not worn on the service ribbon, and are not denoted by the addition of stars to the service ribbon.
The broad award criteria under which the Antarctic Service Medal is awarded extend retroactively to 1 January, 1946.
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 Build Your Coast Guard Ribbon Rack - GruntsMilitary.com
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 Arctic Rush - Windows File of the Day   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Arctic is one of the most inaccessible and mysterious places on Earth.
The name Arctic comes from ancient Greek, meaning 'bear,' and is a reference to the constellations of the Great Bear and Little Bear, which are located near the North Star (which is actually part of the Little Bear).
In the 1950s and 1960s, the arctic was often used by submarines to test new weapons, sonar equipment, and depth.
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 AViosk - United States Coast Guard - BERING SEA PATROL/ALASKA BSP-AV
During its early years, the captains of the revenue cutters, and later the Coast Guard cutters, served as United States commissioners and were almost the only law in the wide areas of the territory.
Signs of age are evident in the isolated cemetery on the outskirts of the city of Unalaska, Alaska, located 543 miles southwest of Kodiak in the Aleutian Islands.
After nearly a century of service, its name was changed by the Coast Guard to the "Alaska Patrol" to conform with its widened arc of activity which, by then, stretched from the Alaska Canadian border in the south to the Arctic Ocean in the north.
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 Bio for Kenneth P. Moritsugu
HHS is the U.S. Government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.
Moritsugu was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Most recently, from December 1987 to September 1998, he served as an Assistant Bureau Director and the Medical Director of the U.S. Department of Justice's Federal Bureau of Prisons, a position responsible for the health care of over 120,00 federal inmates and detainees, with a budget in excess of $400 million.
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 APAMSA - 2003 APAMSA National Conference   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
He is the recipient of the Henry Baldwin Ward Medal from the American Society of Parasitologists, a Young Investigator Award from the Pediatric Infectious Disease Society, and the Bailey K. Ashford Medal from the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
After completing his residency on the Children’s Service at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Dr. Hotez returned to Yale University where he was on the faculty for 12 years.
She is frequently asked to speak on issues of cultural competence and mental health services at the local, state and national level.
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 Us Coast Guard Arctic Service Medal | Browns Arctic Cat | Insurence Arctic Ocean | Games Video Games Driving And Racing ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
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 American College of Nurse Practitioners   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Her community-based research in disease prevention (sexually transmitted diseases and unplanned pregnancy) has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, and her service delivery model for health promotion and disease prevention and management for persons with mental illness has been funded by several government and foundation grants.
She recently completed five years of service on the ACNP Board of Directors and is a past president of ACNP.
Miller's commitment to art, culture, and history was demonstrated by her service on the Boards of the Greater Cincinnati Convention & Visitors Bureau (GCCVB) and the Arts Consortium of Cincinnati, which operates the African American Heritage Museum.
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 The Combat Zone Military Ribbons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Service medals and ribbons awarded by the other US services may be worn on the Army uniform, except the Air Force Longevity Service Award Ribbon and Air Force and Navy marksmanship ribbons.
Service and training ribbons awarded by other US services will be worn after US Army service and training ribbons and before foreign awards.
Soldiers who are awarded a United Nations Medal may wear the first UN medal with unique suspension and service ribbon for which they qualify.
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 Fred's Place|www.fredsplace.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
We are an association of Coast Guard retirees and others who served with the Coast Guard in Alaska who, for the purpose of comradeship, join together at reunions to further the history of the Coast Guard in the Bering Sea and in Alaska.
Our association is open to retired or former members of the U.S. Coast Guard who served on active duty in Alaska (17th Coast Guard District) for a continuous period of at least twenty-one (21) days and/or those who qualify to wear the Coast Guard Arctic Service Medal as a result of duties in Alaska waters.
If you are not a member of BSP-AV but would like to renew acquaintances with old Coast Guard friends and/or make new ones, this will be a wonderful opportunity to do so.
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 Coast Guard dot org
The U.S. Maritime Service was under the USCG by law according to the Merchant Marine Act of 1936.
Coast Guard 255 WPG - This website gives a history in documents and photos of all thirteen Owasco class 255 foot cutters.
Who were issued Honorable Discharges through either the Coast Guard-Army Transport Service-Navy transport Serices for their service to their country.
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 HHS - Office of the Surgeon General - About the Office
He is a past member of the board of directors of the United Network for Organ Sharing, and of the board of trustees of the National Kidney Foundation, and an active volunteer with the Transplant Recipients International Organization.
As one of the seven Uniformed Services the United States, the PHS Commissioned Corps is a specialized career system designed to attract, develop, and retain health professionals who may be assigned to Federal, State or local agencies or international organizations to accomplish its mission.
In 1870, the Marine Hospital Service was reorganized as a national hospital system with centralized administration under a medical officer, the Supervising Surgeon, who was later give the title of Surgeon General.
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 Physician Assistant / Associate New Stories and Articles:Professional Medical Practitioners who diagnosis, perform ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
With greater demand for healthcare services, Mahaffy says PAs are "taking care of about 80 percent of what the doctors used to," freeing doctors to focus on more complicated cases.
A physician assistant (PA) is a health professional licensed by the state or credentialed by a federal employer to practice medicine as delegated by and with the supervision of a physician.
A hallmark of physician assistant practice is that PAs work as a member of the team, with their supervising physicians as the leaders of the team.
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David served as a forensic analyst with the Criminal Investigation Division of the United States Army, and was honorably discharged upon fulfillment of his enlistment.
First Coast Guard instructor pilot to be awarded the Pensacola Lion’s Club Instructor of the Year Honors.
At several commands (Navy and Coast Guard) often the senior unit instructor pilot.
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 Medals & Prices
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 4ArmedForces Coast Guard Arctic Service Full Size Medal
Our Coast Guard Full Size Medals are the highest quality available and are made by a U.S. Government official supplier.
They are the same medals that are issued by all branches of the service.
This Medal is also available as a Miniature Medal, a Ribbon, and a Ribbon Lapel Pin.
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 Ribbon Checker
An alphabetical listing of ribbons and medals is in the works, as is a "medals" page.
(12/17/2004) The Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and Korean Defense Service Medal have now been added.
Subsequent awards of either medal are represented by a bronze star on that medal even if it is from the other area of operations.
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 Military Medals Available from UltraThin
All of our medals are made by government approved manufacturers and certified for wear on your uniform.
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 US Military Medals - Coast Guard Arctic Service Medal
Authorized in 1976, the Coast Guard Arctic Service Medal is awarded to members of the Coast Guard sho have served aboard Coast Guard vessels or aircraft in the Arctic region or in support of Arctic region operations of 21 days duration.
A Bronze Service Star is worn for each subsequent award.
A Silver Service Star is worn in lieu of 5 Bronze Service Stars.
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