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  Iraq Campaign Medal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A similar medal, known as the Afghanistan Campaign Medal was authorized for service during the same period within the borders of Afghanistan.
The Iraq Campaign Medal may be awarded with the Arrowhead device for qualified soldiers.
The Iraq Campaign Medal may be awarded with the combat operation insignia for qualified sailors assigned to Marine Corps units.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Iraq_Campaign_Medal   (447 words)

  
 Operation Telic: Campaign Medal
The Iraq Medal marks service in, and in support of, operations in Iraq from 20 January 2003, and can be awarded to UK Armed Forces and civilian personnel, including embedded media, and certain foreign nationals assigned to the operation.
The medal is made of cupro-nickel and bears on the obverse the crowned image of Her Majesty The Queen.
The first medals are expected to be available for issue in the spring of 2004.
www.operations.mod.uk /telic/campaign_medal.htm   (477 words)

  
 Iraq Campaign Medal @ armyawards.com
The Iraq Campaign Medal (ICM) was established by Public Law 108-234 on 28 May 2004 and Executive Order 13363 on 29 November 2004.
The ICM is authorized to be awarded to Soldiers who deploy to Iraq in direct support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM (OIF) on or after 19 March 2003 to a date to be determined or the cessation of OIF.
The ICM 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.
armyawards.com /icm.shtml   (382 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.
-- The Iraq Campaign Medal may be awarded posthumously to any Service members who loses his or her life while, as a direct result of participating in qualifying operations, without regard to the length of time in the area of eligibility, if otherwise applicable.
The relief of Iraq indicates the geographic area of operations, and the two lines represent the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, recalling Iraq's title, "the land of two rivers." The palm wreath denotes durability and strength of the efforts to establish the mission of Iraqi Freedom.
foxfall.com /csm-common-Iraq.htm   (680 words)

  
 Campaign medal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A campaign medal is a military decoration which is awarded to a member of the military who serves in a designated military operation or performs duty in a geographical theater.
Campaign medals are very similar to service medals but carry a higher status as the award usually involves deployment to a foreign region or service in a combat zone.
Campaign medals were first invented to recognize general military service in war, in contrast to meritorious decorations which were only issued on a small scale for acts of heroism and bravery.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Campaign_medal   (269 words)

  
 Iraq Campaign Medal - Official Marine For Life Discussion Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Authorized to be awarded to soldiers who deploy to Iraq in direct support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) on or after 19 March 2003 to a date to be determined or the cessation of OIF.
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.
forums.m4l.usmc.mil /showthread.php?t=207   (621 words)

  
 NavyCompass.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
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.navycompass.com /news/newsview.asp?c=154387   (525 words)

  
 Army Announces Criteria for Iraq, Afghanistan Campaign Medals
Soldiers are eligible for the Afghanistan Campaign Medal if they: served in direct support of Operation Enduring Freedom on or after Oct. 24, 2001 until a future date to be determined by the Secretary of Defense or the cessation of the operation.
Soldiers are eligible to receive the Iraq Campaign Medal if they: 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.
Once the new campaign medal is received, the old GWOT medal cannot be worn, Harris said.
www.military.com /NewsContent/0,13319,usa1_040805.00.html   (405 words)

  
 Executive Order: Establishing the Afghanistan and Iraq Campaign Medals
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 Iraq Campaign Medal or the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal by reason of service in Iraq.
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.
www.whitehouse.gov /news/releases/2004/11/20041129-11.html   (220 words)

  
 Medal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Iraq Campaign Medal (ICM) is authorized by the President of the United States by Public Law 108-234 and Executive Order 13363, 29 November 2004.
The area of eligiblity (AOE) for the ICM encompasses all land area of the country of Iraq, the contiguous water area out to 12 nautical miles, and all air spaces above the land area of Iraq and above the contiguous water area out to 12 nautical miles.
The ICM period of eligiblity is on or after 19 March 2003 to a future date to be determined by the Secretary of Defense or the cessation of OIF.
www.afpc.randolph.af.mil /awardsnet/Decoration.aspx?Mode=Graphics&Decoration=ICM   (403 words)

  
 New campaign medals recognize Iraq, Afghanistan service
Defense Department officials announced the Afghanistan Campaign Medal and Iraq Campaign Medal for servicemembers who directly supported Operation Enduring Freedom between Oct. 24, 2001, and a date to be determined in the future or Operation Iraqi Freedom between March 19, 2003, and some future date.
No servicemember is entitled to wear all three medals for the same act, achievement or period of service, officials said.
Servicemembers also qualify for the medals if they have been engaged in combat during an armed engagement, regardless of the time spent in the area, or were wounded or injured and required medical evacuation from the area of eligibility while participating in an operation or on official duties.
www.af.mil /news/story.asp?storyID=123010226   (595 words)

  
 Iraq Campaign Medal Display Recognition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Description: On a bronze disc 1 3/8 inches (3.49 cm) in diameter, a wreath of two palm fronds surmounted by a representation of the land mass of Iraq with the two primary rivers delineated, represents the area of operation.
Upon application, a member by reason of service may be awarded either the Iraq Campaign Medal or the Iraq Campaign Medal in lieu of the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal.
The Iraq Campaign Medal and Iraq Campaign Medal may be awarded posthumously to any person covered by and under regulations prescribed in accordance with this order.
www.amervets.com /replacement/ira.htm   (645 words)

  
 DefenseLINK News: New Campaign Medals Recognize Iraq, Afghanistan Service   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Two new campaign medals announced today recognize servicemembers for their contributions in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The Defense Department announced the Afghanistan Campaign Medal and Iraq Campaign Medal for military members who directly support Operation Enduring Freedom between Oct. 24, 2001, and a date to be determined in the future or Operation Iraqi Freedom between March 19, 2003, and some future date.
Each military department will serve as the awarding authority for the new campaign medals and issue regulations for processing, awarding and wearing them, officials said.
www.defenselink.mil /news/Apr2005/20050407_517.html   (515 words)

  
 New Campaign Medals Recognize Iraq, Afghanistan Service   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Defense Department officials announced the Afghanistan Campaign Medal and Iraq Campaign Medal for service members who directly supported Operation Enduring Freedom between Oct. 24, 2001, and a date to be determined in the future or Operation Iraqi Freedom between March 19, 2003, and some future date.
The new campaign medals were established by presidential order for service members who have been assigned, attached or mobilized to units operating in these areas, officials said.
Service members with the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal remain qualified for it, and officials said, they may apply for the appropriate new campaign medal as well.
deploymentlink.osd.mil /news/apr05/news_20050414_001.shtml   (244 words)

  
 War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
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.
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)

  
 Air Reserve Personnel Center - Awards & Decorations - Newly Approved Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
President Clinton approved establishment and award of the Kosovo campaign medal (KCM) and campaign streamers to recognize the accomplishments of military service members participating in or in direct support of Kosovo operations within established areas of eligibility (SOE).
One bronze service star shall be worn on the suspension and service ribbon of the Kosovo campaign medal for qualified participation (per para 3) during each campaign period (i.e., an individual who participated (para 3) in one campaign would wear the medal and/or service ribbon with one star).
A campaign streamer is authorized for the Kosovo air campaign and the Kosovo defense campaign.
arpc.afrc.af.mil /awards/new_awards.asp   (2932 words)

  
 Iraq: Campaign Medal: 8 Jul 2003: Written answers (TheyWorkForYou.com)
Whether Her Majesty the Queen has approved the award of a specific campaign medal for operations in Iraq and supporting areas.
The House will be aware of the desire to issue a campaign medal to service personnel and entitled civilians engaged on operations in Iraq and supporting areas, collectively known as Operation TELIC.
We are pleased to confirm that Her Majesty the Queen has approved the award of a specific campaign medal to mark this operation.
www.theyworkforyou.com /wrans/?id=2003-07-08a.34.0   (137 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)

  
 Marine Corps Times - News - More News.
While leathernecks are responding with enthusiasm to the Corps’ recent announcement of two separate campaign medals for Iraq and Afghanistan, some confusion still remains around who rates what.
Leathernecks who served in Iraq or Afghanistan before April 30 can keep the GWOTEM or swap it for the appropriate campaign medal.
Mugno said those Marines can chose between the campaign medal or the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, adding that they are not losing the GWOTEM through service in Iraq, but rather are qualifying for the more senior medal.
www.marinecorpstimes.com /story.php?f=1-292925-812204.php   (543 words)

  
 Iraq Campaign Medal - $27.50 : Australian Medals and Military Framing by Heritage Medals, Australian Medals and Badges ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Australian Iraq Campaign Medal: The medal recognises service in and around Iraq from 18 MAR 2003 in two discrete operations and AOs; OP FALCONER and OP CATALYST.
The reverse of the Iraq Medal is based on a processional lion copied from a relief on the Gateway of the Temple of Ishtar in Babylon.
The obverse of the medal is based on the Australian Coat of Arms (the same as the Afghanistan Campaign Medal to be released for reproduction shortly and the Australian Defence Medal which has still not been gazetted or issued).
www.heritagemedals.com.au /index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=502   (552 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)

  
 Air Force Link - Art   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
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?galleryID=257   (1265 words)

  
 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 may be awarded with the Arrowhead device for qualified soldiers.
The Afghanistan Campaign Medal may be awarded with the combat operation insignia for qualified sailors assigned to Marine Corps units.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Afghanistan_Campaign_Medal   (422 words)

  
 Membership
If an applicant claims entitlement to a medal which is not shown on the individual's separation papers, that person may request verification and correction of records by submitting a GSA Standard Form 180.
VFW eligibility listing chart is used as a guide in determining eligibility for membership, and is furnished as a matter of information concerning the periods during which campaign and/or service medals were authorized.
Campaign medals, and the periods for which issued, have been authorized by the United States of America, and the holder of any such medal or medals is recognized as possessing the campaign medal requisite of eligibility.
www.pwcweb.com /vfwpost1503/membership.html   (474 words)

  
 Iraq Campaign Medal Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
       c.  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.
       d.  Only one award of the ICM may be authorized for any individual.  Service stars are not prescribed.
c.  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, AR 840-10.
www.tioh.hqda.pentagon.mil /Awards/IraqCampaignMedal.htm   (200 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)

  
 medals
Three separate campaigns are recognized: the defense of Saudi Arabia, the liberation of Kuwait and enforcing the cease-fire agreement through Nov. 30, 1995 and service members can be awarded the medal up to three times.
This medal is awarded only for operations for which no other U.S. campaign medal is approved.
The total inclusive period during which the medal was authorized is February 4, 1899 through December 31, 1913.
www.invsoa.homestead.com /medals.html   (5447 words)

  
 Pennsylvania Marine Corps League Detachments
The Afghanistan Campaign Medal shall be positioned below the Campaign Medal and above the Iraq Campaign Medal.
The medal was originally offered by the ROK in 1951 to United Nations forces serving in Korea and adjacent waters.
Because the order of precedence for non-U.S. service medals and ribbons is determined by date of approval, the ROKWSM should be worn after the Kuwait Liberation Medal, which was the last foreign medal approved for wear by U.S. military personnel.
www.pamcleague.org /mclpaUR.htm   (1416 words)

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