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  Welcome to TerrorismMedal.com
The Global War on Terrorism Service Medal is a military decoration of the United States military which was created by Executive Order 13289 of President George W. Bush on 12 March 2003.
To be awarded the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, a military service member must perform duty in a designated anti-terrorism operation for a period of either 30 consecutive or 60 non-consecutive days of duty.
In addition, the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal may not be awarded, in lieu of the service medal, if duty was performed within the United States and not in an overseas deployed status.
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 Global War on Terrorism Medal (Expeditionary)
The swords denote readiness and the resolve to fight international terrorism, which is symbolized by the serpent crushed in the eagle’s claws.
The medal may be awarded posthumously to any soldier who lost his/her life while, or as a direct result of, participating in Global War on Terrorism Operations, without regard to length of such service, if otherwise eligible.
Soldiers may receive both the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal (GWOTEM) and the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal (GWOTSM) if they meet the requirements of both awards; however, the same period of service establishing eligibility for one cannot be used to justify service eligibility for the other.
www.gruntsmilitary.com /gwotexp.shtml   (496 words)

  
 Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal is a one time only decoration, however service stars may be authorized by component commanders for those who participated in extremely dangerous combat operations while performing service which entitled the GWOT Expeditionary Medal.
The Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal may be awarded with the Arrowhead device for qualified soldiers.
The Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal may be awarded with the combat operation insignia for qualified sailors assigned to Marine Corps units.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Global_War_on_Terrorism_Expeditionary_Medal   (547 words)

  
 Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal @ armyawards.com
The Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal (GWOTEM) was established by Executive Order 13289 on 13 March 2003.
The GWOTEM 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 Sep 01 to a date to be determined.
Soldiers may receive both the GWOTEM and the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal (GWOTSM) if they meet the requirements of both awards; however, the same period of service establishing eligibility for one cannot be used to justify service eligibility for the other.
www.armyawards.com /gwotem.shtml   (393 words)

  
 DOD Announces Criteria For New Medals
On March 12, 2003, Bush signed an executive order creating the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, which is for military personnel supporting operations against terrorism anywhere in the world; and the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, for those who deploy to designated combat areas.
Battle stars for both medals may be applicable for personnel who were engaged in actual combat against the enemy "and under circumstances involving grave danger of death or serious bodily injury from enemy action," the criteria say.
To qualify, a servicemember must have participated in or supported global war on terrorism operations on or after Sept. 11, 2001, to an end date not yet determined by the Secretary of Defense.
www.military.com /NewsContent/0,13319,FL_medals_030604,00.html   (679 words)

  
 Global War on Terror - SourceWatch
Global War on Terror, used repeatedly in the internal text of the October 16, 2003, memo written by Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld, entitled Global War on Terrorism, seems to be a new rhetorical device justifying expansion of the "war" and perhaps new agencies.
In that war, there was a similar focus on metrics and eradicating the mind-set of Communist insurgents in former South Vietnam.
The global war on terrorism (GWOT), according to the U.S. Department of State, is "being fought by many means--through diplomatic, military, financial, intelligence, investigative, and law enforcement actions--at home and abroad," with the Department of State in the "lead role on the diplomatic front abroad to advance the cause of the coalition against terrorism.
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=Global_War_on_Terror   (1103 words)

  
 Rumsfeld denies playing politics with war on terrorism medal
Rumsfeld said the decision to have a single Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal was "unanimously recommended" after debate and discussion by the chiefs of all the military services.
Democrats have complained the terrorism medal blurs the distinction between the war in Afghanistan, which was precipitated by attacks on Washington and New York by al-Qaeda militants, and the war in Iraq, which US forces invaded preemptively in response to a perceived threat of weapons of mass destruction.
Besides the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, which will go to servicemembers who deployed in support of that struggle, Bush has authorized a Global War on Terrorism Service Medal for those who supported the effort and defended the homeland as part of Operational Noble Eagle.
www.spacewar.com /2004/040106231629.4zeuncms.html   (543 words)

  
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To be awarded the expeditionary medal, individuals must have been deployed outside the United States for OEF or OIF for
Individuals engaged in actual combat may be eligible for battle stars on the expeditionary medal.
The same 30- or 60-day requirements apply to the service medal as to the expeditionary medal.
www.redhorseassociation.org /terrorismmedal.html   (434 words)

  
 Global War on Terrorism Service Medal @ armyawards.com
The GWOTSM 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 Sep 01 to a date to be determined.
Soldiers may receive both the GWOTSM and the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal (GWOTEM) if they meet the requirements of both awards; however, the same period of service establishing eligibility for one cannot be used to justify service eligibility for the other.
The GWOTSM is uthorized to be awarded to Soldiers who have participated in or served in support of Global War on Terrorism Operations outside the designated AOE for award of the GWOTEM, on or after 11 sep 01 to a date to be determined.
www.armyawards.com /gwotsm.shtml   (476 words)

  
 Global War on Terrorism Service Medal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Global War on Terrorism Service Medal is a military decoration of the United States military which was created by Executive Order 13289 of President George W. Bush on 12 March 2003.
The initial authorized operation for the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal was the so called "Airport Security Operation" which occurred between September 27, 2001 and May 31, 2002.
In addition, the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal may not be awarded, in lieu of the service medal, if duty was performed within the United States and not in an overseas deployed status.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Global_War_on_Terrorism_Service_Medal   (459 words)

  
 War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
The War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal is awarded for qualifying service on or after September 11, 2001.
The War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal was designed by John Sproston of the Army's Institute of Heraldry.
In the center of the medal the eagle, serpent, and swords from the obverse are encircled by the words, WAR ON TERRORISM EXPEDITIONARY MEDAL.
foxfall.com /csm-common-wote.htm   (1096 words)

  
 War on Terrorism Medal Military Service Ribbons Awards Medals
Because counter-terrorism operations are global in nature, the area of eligibility for an approved operation may be deemed to be noncontiguous.
The Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal may be awarded posthumously.
Personnel supporting the Global War on Terrorism in a non-deployed status, whether stationed at home or overseas, are eligible for the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal.
www.militaryribbons.net /new.mgi   (1131 words)

  
 030328medals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal will be awarded to service members who serve in military expeditions to combat terrorism on or after Sept. 11, 2001.
The Global War on Terrorism Service Medal will be awarded to service members who serve in military operations to combat terrorism on or after Sept. 11, 2001.
No one may be awarded more than one of the four medals for service in the same approved expedition or operation to combat terrorism.
w4.pica.army.mil /voice2003/030328/Medals.htm   (352 words)

  
 DefenseLINK News: Defense Department Introduces Global War on Terrorism Medals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The back includes the eagle, serpent and swords from the medal's front-side design along with the inscription "War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal." The medal's final approval was announced Feb. 26.
To be awarded the expeditionary medal, individuals must have been deployed outside the United States for OEF or OIF for 30 consecutive days or 60 nonconsecutive days.
The Global War on Terrorism Service Medal has an eagle and wings display, with a terrestrial globe and the inscription "War on Terrorism Service Medal." The reverse side features a laurel wreath.
www.defenselink.mil /news/Feb2004/n02262004_200402264.html   (516 words)

  
 The Miami Valley Military History Museum: The Global War On Terror
The Global War on Terrorism Service Medal is awarded to service members who serve in military operations to combat terrorism on or after September 11th, 2001.
The Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal is awarded to service members who serve in military expeditions to combat terrorism on or after September 11th, 2001.
The Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal may be awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who participate in a military operation in which they encounter foreign armed opposition, or are in such a position that hostile action is imminent.
www.donet.com /~mconrad/gwot6.htm   (262 words)

  
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For service for 30 days or more in support of the Global War on Terrorism in the US or overseas on or after 11 September 2001.
Recognizes duty in Operation Noble Eagle, the homeland defense mission against further terror attacks, as well as duty in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom performed in areas that don't qualify for the Expeditionary Medal.
    Service members qualified for the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal (GWOT-E) by reasons of service between 24 October 2001 to 30 April 2005, in the area for which the AFGM was subsequently authorized, shall remain qualified for that medal.
www.invsoa.homestead.com /medals.html   (5447 words)

  
 Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Authorized to be awarded to soldiers who deploy abroad for service in the Global War on Terrorism Operations on or after 11 September 2001 to a date to be determined.
Service members qualified for the GWOTEM by reasons of service between 24 October 2001 and 30 April 2005, in Afghanistan, shall remain qualified for the medal.
Service members qualified for the GWOTEM by reasons of service between 19 March 2003 and 30 April 2005, in Iraq, shall remain qualified for the medal.
www.tioh.hqda.pentagon.mil /Awards/GwotExpeditionaryMedal.htm   (585 words)

  
 Iraq Campaign Medal Medal
However, any such person may be awarded the Iraq Campaign Medal in lieu of the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal for that service, at his or her request.
In addition, any Army soldier who was authorized the arrowhead device may be awarded the Iraq Campaign Medal with arrowhead device in lieu of the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal with arrowhead device.
The Iraq Campaign Medal is worn after the Afghanistan Campaign Medal and before the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal.
foxfall.com /csm-common-Iraq.htm   (680 words)

  
 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)

  
 Global War On Terrorism Expeditionary Medal Display Recognition
The Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal will be awarded to service members who serve in military expeditions to combat terrorism on or after Sept. 11, 2001 in recognition of the "sacrifices and contributions" military members make in the global war on terror.
"Any member who qualified for the Expeditionary Medal by reason of service in operations to combat terrorism between September 11, 2001, and a terminal date to be determined by the Secretary of Defense, shall remain qualified for this medal," the executive order reads.
No one may be awarded more than one of the Expeditionary medals for service in the same approved expedition or operation to combat terrorism.
www.amervets.com /replacement/gwem.htm   (1501 words)

  
 News&Announcements from UltraThin
the Iraq Campaign Medal shall be awarded to members of the uniformed services of the United States who serve or have served in Iraq or contiguous waters or air space, as defined by such regulations, on or after March 19, 2003, and before a terminal date to be prescribed by the Secretary of Defense.
The Afghanistan Campaign Medal shall be awarded to members of the uniformed services of the United States who serve or have served in Afghanistan or contiguous air space, as defined by such regulations, on or after October 24, 2001, and before a terminal date to be prescribed by the Secretary of Defense.
This medal will be awarded to service members who serve in military expeditions to combat terrorism on or after Sept. 11, 2001.
www.ultrathin.com /announce.htm   (944 words)

  
 DoD Announces Criteria for Global War on Terrorism Medals
Service members authorized the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal must have deployed overseas for service in the global war on terrorism operations on or after Sept. 11, 2001, and to a future date to be determined by the Secretary of Defense.
Initial award of the service medal will be limited to airport security operations (from Sept. 27, 2001, until May 31, 2002) and to service members who support Operations Enduring Freedom, Noble Eagle and Iraqi Freedom.
In consideration of new military roles in a post-Sept. 11 environment, the department developed these awards for military members to provide flexible and tangible recognition for those serving in the current war against terrorism, a war that spans the globe and includes many diverse campaigns.
www.news.navy.mil /search/display.asp?story_id=12111   (855 words)

  
 Defense Department Introduces Global War on Terrorism Medals
IMHO the medal reflects the appreciation of a nation to those who are putting their lives on the line for our liberty.
I don't want those who claimed the war in Iraq was plotted in Texas to be able to use this medal of service against the brave men and women who will have earned it.
In consideration of new military roles in a post-Sept. 11th environment, the department developed these awards for military members to provide flexible and tangible recognition for those serving in the current war against terrorism, a war that spans the globe and includes many diverse campaigns.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/1086105/posts   (2115 words)

  
 Americans.net Delivers Information on the Iraqi War and Iraqi Freedom
The war on terror is a different kind of war, waged capture by capture, cell by cell, and victory by victory.
Despite having led Iraq into two wars and, in so doing, squandering the countrys oil wealth, Hussein succeeded in facing down all internal challenges to his rule.
Husseins small clique of friends and family was divided after the war, and in the following years Hussein arrested, exiled, and killed many among them who were thought to threaten his rule.
www.iraqiwar.com   (2043 words)

  
 Navy Times - Some Gitmo sailors could qualify for terrorism war medal
Hundreds of sailors who are or have been serving in Guantanamo Bay Naval Station, Cuba, could now be eligible for the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal.
The GWOT medal, which was established March 12, 2003, includes an expeditionary version for overseas service and a “service” version for action within the United States connected to the response to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
The expeditionary medal for is awarded to sailors who served in a specific geographic “area of eligibility,” participating in one of the operations for 30 consecutive or 60 nonconsecutive days.
www.navytimes.com /story.php?f=1-292925-1658376.php   (267 words)

  
 GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM - SERVICE MEDAL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The Global War On Terrorism - Service Medal was authorized by the President of the United States on 14 March 2003 and announced in Presidential Executive Order 13289.
Individuals authorized the award must have participated in or served in support of the Global War on Terrorism operations on or after 11 September 2001 and to a future date to be determined.
Only one award of this medal may be authorized for any individual; therefore, no service stars are prescribed.
www.eucom.mil /english/CommandStaff/ECJ1/ECJ1-PAD/GWOT-S/gwot-smain.asp   (440 words)

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