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  Global War on Terrorism Medal and Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Service Medal
The expeditionary medal is for those who deploy to designated combat areas, and the service medal is for those who serve in support of operations to combat terrorism.
Servicemembers 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.
Individuals authorized the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal must have participated in or served in support of Global War on Terrorism operations on or after Sept.11, 2001, and to a future date to be determined by the secretary of defense.
www.terrorismmedal.com /CriteriaForMedals.htm   (785 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 decoration recognizes those military service members who have performed service in the War on Terrorism from September 11, 2001 to a date to be determined.
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)

  
 Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For a service member to receive the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, the deployment must also have taken place in a nation which is currently recognized as a base for anti-terrorism operations by the United States Department of Defense.
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 combat operation insignia for qualified sailors assigned to Marine Corps units.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Global_War_on_Terrorism_Expeditionary_Medal   (547 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
The Global War on Terrorism Service Medal is a military decoration of the United States military which was created by Presidential Order of George W. Bush in March 2003.
The expeditionary medal is for those who deploy to designated combat areas, and the service medal is for those who serve in support of operations to combat terrorism.
Personnel may receive both the expeditionary medal and service medal if they meet the requirements 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.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Global-War-on-Terrorism-Service-Medal   (699 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.
armyawards.com /gwotsm.shtml   (476 words)

  
 MSM Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
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.
The Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal and the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal may be awarded posthumously to any person covered by and under regulations prescribed in accordance with the first or second sections of this order.
honours.homestead.com /usgwot.html   (1401 words)

  
 Medals of the Fifth Afghan War (IEPE)
Following on the pattern of medals issues for UN operations and the new British Operational Service Medal, 2000, the same medal will be issued, without bar, for a range of deployments, but in each case a different ribbon will be awarded with the medal.
The Operational Service Medal was created in June 2001 and is awarded for service that has attracted the award of other New Zealand or UN medals, or at least 7 days' service that would have qualified had it lasted longer.
This medal has, on the obverse, the familiar crown head image of Queen Elizabeth II (the medal depicted is for Sierra Leone, but so far it is the only OSM to have been spotted).
faculty.winthrop.edu /haynese/medals/Afghan/fifth.html   (5063 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)

  
 USAREUR Public Affairs News Release
The Global War on Terrorism Service Medal will be awarded to those who served in airport security operations in the United States following the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks or who supported operations Enduring Freedom, Noble Eagle or Iraqi Freedom.
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.
Service medal eligibility dates run from Sept. 27, 2001, until May 31, 2002, for individuals who served in airport security operations.
www.hqusareur.army.mil /htmlinks/Press_Releases/2004/Feb2004/27Feb2004-01.htm   (535 words)

  
 War on Terrorism medals unveiled
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.
Service medal eligibility dates run from Sept. 27, 2001, until May 31, 2002, for individuals who served in airport security.
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 medal's final approval was announced Feb. 26.
www.dix.army.mil /PAO/Post04/post031204/medals.htm   (488 words)

  
 War on Terrorism Service Medal
Individuals authorized the award of this medal must have participated in or served in support of Global War on Terrorism operations on or after September 11, 2001 and to a future date to be determined.
The War on Terrorism Service Medal was designed by John Sproston of the Army's Institute of Heraldry.
In the center of the medal is an open laurel wreath on an otherwise plain field.
www.foxfall.com /csm-common-wots.htm   (704 words)

  
 global war on terrorism service medal information
The Global War on Terrorism Service Medal is a (*****) of the United States military which was created by Presidential Order of George W. Bush in March 2003.
The initial operations for which the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal is authorized include Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Noble Eagle, and Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Future operations, for which the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal may be authorized, are at the discretion of United States component commanders upon approval from the United States Department of Defense.
www.global-terror.net /global-war-on-terrorism-service-medal.htm   (371 words)

  
 War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal is awarded for qualifying service on or after September 11, 2001.
However, any Service member may be awarded the Afghanistan Campaign Medal in lieu of the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal for that service.
The War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal was designed by John Sproston of the Army's Institute of Heraldry.
www.foxfall.com /csm-common-wote.htm   (1096 words)

  
 Establishing the Global War on Terrorism Medals
There is hereby established the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal with suitable appurtenances.
There is hereby established the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal with suitable appurtenances.
The Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal and the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal may be awarded posthumously to any person covered by and under regulations prescribed in accordance with the first or second sections of this order.
www.whitehouse.gov /news/releases/2003/03/20030312-6.html   (152 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)

  
 War on Terrorism Service Medal
The War on Terrorism Service Medal was established by Executive Order 13289 signed by President George W. Bush on March 12, 2003 and implemented by a memorandum issued by Charles S. Abell, Principal Deputy Secretary of Defense, on October 28, 2003, subject: "Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary and Service Medals."
Individuals authorized the award of this medal must have participated in or served in support of Global War on Terrorism operations on or after September 11, 2001 and to a future date to be determined.
The War on Terrorism Service Medal was designed by John Sproston of the Army's Institute of Heraldry.
foxfall.com /csm-common-wots.htm   (704 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.
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.
Symbolism: The shield and eagle represent the United States. The swords denote readiness and the resolve to fight international terrorism, which is symbolized by the serpent crushed in the eagle’s claws. The wreath denotes honor and achievement.
armyawards.com /gwotem.shtml   (393 words)

  
 GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM - SERVICE MEDAL
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.
Service in an operationally deployed status abroad within a designated area of eligibility merits primary eligibility for the GWOT-S; personnel supporting the Global War on Terrorism in a non-deployed status, whether stationed at home or overseas, are eligible only for the GWOT-S.
www.eucom.mil /english/CommandStaff/ECJ1/ECJ1-PAD/GWOT-S/gwot-smain.asp   (440 words)

  
 Medal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Individuals must have participated in or served in support of the Global War on Terrorism specified operations on or after 11 Sep 2001 to a Date to be Determined.
Service members must be assigned, attached or mobilized to a unit participating in or serving in support of designated operations for 30 consecutive days or 60 nonconsecutive days there is no time limit required for nonconsecutive days to be accumulated) or meet one of the following critieria:
Although qualifying circumstances would be extremely rare, service stars may be applicable for personnel who were engaged in actual combat against the enemy under circumstances involving grave danger of death or serious bodily injury from enemy action.
www.afpc.randolph.af.mil /AwardsNet/Decoration.aspx?Mode=Graphics&Decoration=GWOT-S   (659 words)

  
 Defense Department Introduces Global War on Terrorism Medals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
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.
Servicemembers 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.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/1086105/posts   (2114 words)

  
 Military.com
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.
The initial award of the service medal will be limited to airport security operations from Sept. 27, 2001, until May 31, 2002; and to members who have supported three specific missions: Operations Enduring Freedom, Noble Eagle and Iraqi Freedom.
www.military.com /NewsContent/0,13319,FL_medals_030604,00.html   (761 words)

  
 medals
Service in a combat zone is not required, but service must be directly related to the combat effort.
    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.
Service Members serving in the qualifying area of eligiblity (AOE) for which the AFGM was subsequently authorized are no longer qualified to receive the GWOT-E after 30 April 2005.
www.invsoa.homestead.com /medals.html   (5447 words)

  
 War on Terrorism Medal Military Service Ribbons Awards Medals
Service members must be assigned, attached or mobilized to a unit participating in designated operations for 30 consecutive days or 60 nonconsecutive days in the area of eligibility, or meet the following criteria: 1.
The qualifying period of service used to establish eligibility for this award may not also be used to establish eligibility for the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, although personnel may receive both awards if qualified to receive both.
Service members must be assigned, attached or mobilized to a unit participating in or serving in support of designated operations for 30 consecutive days or 60 nonconsecutive days, or meet one of the following criteria: 1.
www.militaryribbons.net /new.mgi   (1131 words)

  
 Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
       c.  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.
c.  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.
       d.  Order of precedence and wear policy for service medals awarded to Army personnel is contained in Army Regulation (AR) 670-1.  Policy for awards, approving authority and supply of medals is contained in AR 600-8-22.  The policy for display of campaign streamers on guidons/flags and supply of streamers is contained in Chapter 9, 840-10.
www.tioh.hqda.pentagon.mil /Awards/GwotServiceMedal.htm   (383 words)

  
 Officials introduce war on terrorism medals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The Global War on Terrorism Service Medal will be awarded to those who served in airport security operations in the United States following the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks or who supported Operations Enduring Freedom, Noble Eagle or Iraqi Freedom.
Service members eligible to receive the service medal must have participated in or supported operations on or after Sept. 11, 2001.
Service medal eligibility dates run from Sept. 27, 2001, to May 31, 2002, for individuals who served in airport security operations.
www.af.mil /news/airman/0504/world3.shtml   (317 words)

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