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  Combat Readiness Medal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The original Combat Readiness Medal was an award senior to the Air Force Commendation Medal and was awarded for superior and meritorious duty to the United States Air Force.
The award criteria for the medal was changed in 1967 and the Combat Readiness Medal adopted the designation as a campaign service award.
The medal was designed by the Institute of Heraldry, on the obverse it has an inverted triangle on top of a delta-swept winglike object, both representing supersonic aircraft.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Combat_Readiness_Medal   (349 words)

  
 Combat Readiness Medal (Air Force)
The Combat Readiness Medal is awarded to military service members after August 1, 1960, for sustained individual combat or mission readiness or preparedness for direct weapon system employment.
Combat readiness around the clock, as exemplified through the years by the vigilance and courage of veteran United States Air Force crew members is symbolized in a geometric pattern representing the teaming up of highly skilled, precision-trained men with complex modern defense weapons.
The ribbon to the Combat Readiness Medal consists of a red background with a stripe of Brittany blue bisected by an ultramarine pinstripe toward each edge of the ribbon.
foxfall.com /csm-army-crm.htm   (361 words)

  
 MSM Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Or be individually certified as combat or mission ready and have maintained individual readiness the entire period according to a major headquarters, or subject to an individual positional evaluation program according to a higher headquarters standard.
The term "Combat Ready" is defined as being professionally and technically qualified in an aircraft crew position in an aircraft that can be used in combat.
This striking medal (pictured below) was designed by the Institute of Heraldry, on the obverse it has an inverted triangle on top of a delta-swept winglike object, both representing supersonic aircraft.
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 Service Awards : 39th Bomb Group [VH]
Extended periods of combat duty or participation in a large number of operational missions, either ground or air is not sufficient.
For Active Guard Reserve personnel, the Good Conduct Medal qualification period may commence at a time during the three years immediately preceding the 1 September 1982 effective date, provided no portion of service for the Good Conduct Medal is included in a period of service for which the Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal was awarded.
(5) In active combat against the enemy and was awarded a combat decoration or furnished a certificate by the commanding general of a corps, higher unit, or independent force that he actually participated in combat.
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 Air Force Link - Art   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Air Medal, awarded to any person who, while serving in any capacity in or with the Armed Forces of the United States, shall have distinguished himself/herself by meritorious achievement while participating in aerial flight.
Air Force Commendation Medal, awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the US who, while serving in any capacity with the Air Force after March 24, 1958, shall have distinguished themselves by meritorious achievement and service.
Combat Readiness Medal, term "Combat Ready" is defined as being professionally and technically qualified in an aircraft crew position in an aircraft that can be used in combat.
www.af.mil /art/index.asp?galleryID=257&page=2   (1458 words)

  
 Welcome to the UFP Galaxy
The highest decoration awarded by Starfleet Command and the United Federation of Planets, the President's Medal is awarded to Officers, Warrant Officer's and non-commissioned members of Starfleet for superior combat and non-combat services and devotion to duty whilst in service of the Federation.
The second highest decoration awarded by Starfleet Command and the United Federation of Planets, the Starfleet Medal of Honor is given to individuals who show self-sacrifice, heroism, and courage despite extreme peril in the service of the United Federation of Planets.
The third highest decoration awarded by Starfleet Command and the United Federation of Planets, the Starfleet Medal of Valor is awarded to individuals in peace or wartime for the actions beyond the call of duty.
members.tripod.com /stfddss/bridge/medal.htm   (836 words)

  
 Medals Awarded to Col. Arthur Leo Chase, USAF Fighter Pilot
The Air Medal was established in 1942 specifically to protect the prestige of the DFC.
To protect the importance of the DFC from being diminished, the Air Medal was established as the aerial equivalent of the Bronze Star.
The Combat Readiness Medal was established on March 9, 1964 to recognize members of units who are, both individually and as a unit, certified as combat or mission ready for a two year period.
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 Air Force Combat Readiness Display Recognition
The Combat Readiness Medal was established by Secretary of the Air Force Eugene M. Zuckert on March 9, 1964, and amended by Secretary of the Air Force Harold Brown on August 28, 1967).
The Air Force Combat Readiness Medal was designed by Thomas Hudson Jones (1892-1969).
The inscription FOR COMBAT READINESS AIR FORCE, the whole forming a circle, with the words AIR FORCE at the base.
www.amervets.com /replacement/crm.htm   (547 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Combat Communications Squadron provides survivable and reliable satellite voice and data communications for command, control and logistics in support of the U.S. Air Force Air Combat Command and North Atlantic Treaty Organization communications requirements.
Brigade were assigned sector responsibility, conducting a broad range of combat operations consisting of security and stability operations, patrols, raids, manning checkpoints, convoy security and river boat patrols, in and around Al Ramadi and Baghdad, the Baghdad airport, the Convention Center, the Coalitions Provisional Authority Headquarters, and Logistical Staging Area Anaconda.
To provide the Combatant Commander with National Guard units that are fully equipped to support the mission, it has been necessary to cross-level National Guard equipment across state lines.
www.house.gov /hasc/openingstatementsandpressreleases/108thcongress/04-03-31burnett.html   (7117 words)

  
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The original premise of the American system of Military awards, as it progressed from the institution of a Medal of Honor during the Civil War through its expansion during and between the two World Wars, was to recognize bravery in combat, participation in campaigns and some few acts of outstanding planning and leadership in warfare.
By 1991, that medal had been so debased by use as a peacetime end of tour going away present that Generals Schwartzkopf and Powell were each awarded no less than five Distinguished Service Medals for their leadership in the first Gulf War.
Each of these admittedly superb officers was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal of the Defense Department, The Army, The Navy, The Coast Guard and The Air Force; as well as the Presidential Medal of Freedom, which is supposed to be an award for civilians.
www.hackworth.com /article03102004z.html   (1763 words)

  
 Air Force Good Conduct Medal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Previously awarded Air Force Good Conduct Medals may continue to be worn as long as it is a matter of official record.
The Air Force Good Conduct Medal was awarded to active duty enlisted members of the Air Force for exemplary conduct during a specified period of military service (normally three years in peacetime).
The Air Force Good Conduct Medal is worn after the Combat Readiness Medal and before the Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal.
www.foxfall.com /gcrm-usaf.htm   (457 words)

  
 Missile Badge - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Missile Badge without operations designator is awarded to those qualified to perform maintenance on the weapon system, but are not involvoed with the actual launch procedures.
Most Air Force members, who have earned the Missile Badge with operations designator, also earn the Combat Readiness Medal after two years of qualified service serving in an active missile solo.
In recent years all personnel qualifying for the operations designator receive the Space and Missile Badge as the missile operations function (13SxC)is a subset of the Space Operations career field (13S), and indeed a few years ago the remaining 3 missile wings were renamed space wings.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Missile_Badge   (610 words)

  
 Combat Readiness Medal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Awarded to Officers, WO's, and non-commissioned members of Starfleet and Starfleet Marines for demonstrated superior combat abilities whilst in active operations against the enemy.
The Combat Readiness Medal is what would be described as a Minor Honor.
It cannot be bestowed on a character or non-player character without express permission from the GamesMaster.
galaxy.imndesigns.com /crmed.htm   (97 words)

  
 The Miami Valley Military History Museum: The Cold War
The Combat Readiness Medal was established by Secretary of the Air Force Eugene M. Zuckert on March 9, 1964 and is awarded to military service members after August 1, 1960, for sustained individual combat or mission readiness or preparedness for direct weapon system employment.
Specifically, a service member must meet the following criteria: Be a member of a unit subject to combat readiness as specified in appropriate directives; Be individually certified as combat or mission ready; and complete 24 months of sustained combat or mission readiness with no more than a 120 calendar day break.
The medal was commonly awarded to Air Force crews manning Intercontenental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) silos; the 704th Strategic Missile Wing (Atlas) was activated on July 1st, 1957 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, with the first Atlas ICBM becoming operational in October 1958.
www.donet.com /~mconrad/coldwar5.htm   (427 words)

  
 Awards
The Starfleet Medal is awarded for exceptional valour, courage and devotion to duty but not in active operations against the enemy.
The Conspicuous Gallantry Medal is the last Major Award that the UFDF offers it is awarded to individuals who show Conspicuous Gallantry in there actions within a military operation against the enemy.
Awarded to Officers of UFDF for demonstrating superior combat abilities whilst in active operations against the enemy.
www.ufdf.com /site/awards.htm   (473 words)

  
 Vietnam Security Police Association (USAF), United States Air Force Medals: Air Force Combat Readiness Medal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Specifically, a service member must meet the following criteria: Complete an aggregate three years of sustained professional performance as a member of U.S. Air Force combat or mission-ready units subject to combat readiness reporting.
This striking medal was designed by the Institute of Heraldry, on the obverse it has an inverted triangle on top of a delta-swept winglike object, both representing supersonic aircraft.
Ribbon The ribbon has a wide center stripe of red, flanked on either side by a narrow stripe of light blue, thin stripe of dark blue, narrow stripe of light blue with a stripe of red at the edge.
www.vspa.com /usaf-medals-crm.htm   (351 words)

  
 U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions, Republican - ALABAMA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Out of 36 weapons directors, he is the only one to earn an "exceptionally qualified" rating on back-to-back evaluations.
Additionally, he is a key member of an evaluation team to assess operations control center's readiness to help detect and identify 800,000 aircraft annually.
SGT Kellum's military decorations include the Air Force Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters, Air Force Achievement Medal, Combat Readiness Medal, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award, Organizational Excellence Award, Humanitarian Service Medal, National Defense Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, and the Air Force Professional Military Education Graduate Ribbon.
www.senate.gov /member/al/sessions/general/pressapp/newrecord.cfm?id=188278   (434 words)

  
 Air Force Link - Biography Content   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
After completing B-47 combat crew training in May 1961, he was assigned to the 301st Bombardment Wing, Lockbourne Air Force Base, Ohio.
The general is a command pilot with more than 5,800 flying hours and 225 combat missions.
His military decorations and awards include the Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross, Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters, Air Medal with nine oak leaf clusters, Air Force Commendation Medal, Combat Readiness Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon and Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal.
www.af.mil /bios/bio.asp?bioID=6130   (618 words)

  
 31st Fighter Group
Fighter Squadron displayed the exceptional determination and skill to achieve 100% combat readiness.
Although several of the aircraft sustained heavy damage and while both the CO and XO had to bail out.
I can't begin to thank these gentlemen enough for leading their squadrons into battle and ensuring 100% readiness.
www.31stfightergroup.com /awards/draconCR.html   (134 words)

  
 AFGCM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The Air Force Good Conduct Medal derives from the authority establishing the Army Good Conduct Medal; the Air Force version was authorized by Secretary of the Air Force Eugene M. Zuckert on June 1, 1963.
The Air Force Good Conduct Medal was designed by Joseph Kiselewski as the Army Good Conduct Medal.
In the center of a bronze medallion one and a quarter inches in diameter, there is a five-pointed star and scroll between the words FOR GOOD CONDUCT, surrounded by a wreath formed by a laurel branch on the left and an oak branch on the right.
home.pacbell.net /jbrownco/AFGCM.html   (390 words)

  
 bios   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Dax “Mojo” Cornelius commands the Air Combat Command’s F-16 West Demonstration Team, “Viper West,” assigned to the 388th Fighter Wing, Hill Air Force Base, Utah.
Between shows and during the off-season, Captain Cornelius maintains a combat-ready status in the 388th Fighter Wing for Air Combat Command.
He has also flown numerous combat strike missions and Combat Air Patrol sorties over Iraq in support of Operations Southern Watch and Northern Watch from Ahmed Al Jaber Air Base, Kuwait, and Incirlik AB, Turkey, respectively.
www.hill.af.mil /388fw/ViperWestLink/2005bios/cornelius.html   (564 words)

  
 USAF Decorations
Issued for each succeeding award of the Armed Forces Reserve Medal.
A bronze hourglass is worn to signify 20 years, silver for 30, and gold for 40 years.
Denotes participation in combat parachute, glider, or amphibious assault landing.
www.ngms.state.ms.us /msang/USAF_awards.htm   (250 words)

  
 bios   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Major Dax “Mojo” Cornelius of Las Vegas, Nevada commands the Air Combat Command’s F-16 West Demonstration Team, “Viper West,” assigned to the 388th Fighter Wing, Hill Air Force Base, Utah.
Between shows and during the off-season, Major Cornelius maintains a combat-ready status in the 388th Fighter Wing for Air Combat Command.
Major Cornelius arrived at Hill AFB, Utah in February of 2003 as the 388th FW Operations Support Squadron Assistant Chief of Wing Weapons and Tactics.
www.hill.af.mil /388fw/ViperWestLink/2006bios/cornelius.html   (590 words)

  
 General James V. Hartinger   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Returning to Williams AFB in July 1953, he served as a gunnery instructor and then transferred to Stewart Air Force Base, N.Y., in August 1954 as a fighter pilot and air operations officer in the 331st Fighter-Interceptor Squadron.
In June 1958 General Hartinger began a four-year tour of duty in the Directorate of Requirements, in the Pentagon and then was assigned to Hickam AFB, Hawaii, Headquarters Pacific Air Forces.
From July 1975 to June 1978, General Hartinger was Commander of the Tactical Air Command's 9th Air Force with headquarters at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C. He next took command of Tactical Air Command's 12th Air Force, at Bergstrom AFB, Texas.
www.peterson.af.mil /hqafspc/history/hartinger.htm   (1066 words)

  
 Biography - RALPH E. EBERHART   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
General Eberhart has commanded a flight, squadron, wing, numbered air force and two major commands, as well as one sub-unified command, two unified commands and one bi-national command.
While Commander of the 363rd Tactical Fighter Wing during Operation Desert Shield, the unit established the theater's initial air-to-ground combat capability from a forward operating location.
While serving as the Commander of U.S. Forces, Japan, he was awarded the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Sacred Treasure by the Emperor of Japan.
www.defenselink.mil /bios/eberhart_bio.html   (638 words)

  
 A-10 Demo Team   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
AZ Major Brian Willits is Air Combat Command’s A-10 West Coast Demonstration Team Pilot and Officer in Charge of the A-10 Demonstration Team.
Aerial Achievement Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters
Combat Readiness Medal with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster
www.dm.af.mil /demoteam/willits.htm   (204 words)

  
 MEDALS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
MEDALS ARE AWARDED FOR VALOR AND GALLANTRY IN COMBAT *DRT* MEMBERS WEAR MEDALS TO SHOW THIER HONOR AND ACHIEVMENT IN COMBAT.
THE COMBAT READINESS MEDAL IS AWARDED FOR SHOOTERS WHO ARE ALWAYS READY FOR COMBAT THROUGH DEDICATION.
THE ARMY GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL IS AWARDED TO SHOOTERS THAT HAVE SHOWN DEDICATION AND LOYALTY TO THE TEAM.
www.ponyexpress.net /~sniffer505/id26.htm   (131 words)

  
 Astronaut Bio: Brewster H. Shaw
He received his wings in 1970 and was then assigned to the F-100 Replacement Training Unit at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona.
In March 1971, he was assigned as an F-100 combat fighter pilot to the 352nd Tactical Fighter Squadron at Phan Rang Air Base, Republic of Vietnam.
He was subsequently sent to the 25th Tactical Fighter Squadron at Ubon RTAFB, Thailand, where he flew combat missions as an F-4 fighter pilot.
www.jsc.nasa.gov /Bios/htmlbios/shaw-bh.html   (1215 words)

  
 Major General Thomas G. Cutler
He also served the 110th TASG as its chief of safety, then as the squadron operations officer and scheduler, and finally as the flying squadron commander.
In August 1987, he became the commander of the Alpena Combat Readiness Center in Alpena, Mich., and oversaw the entire renovation and modernization of that facility and organization.
He was then assigned in October 1995, as the 191st Airlift Group Commander at Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Mich. A year later, he was selected as the commander of the newly formed 127th Wing.
www.michigan.gov /gov/0,1607,7-168-34750-110484--,00.html   (360 words)

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