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  Joint Meritorious Unit Award - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Joint Meritorious Unit Award is a military award that was established on June 4, 1981 by Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger and was implemented by Department of Defense Directive 1348.27 dated July 22, 1982.
The Joint Meritorious Unit Award is the only ribbon award granted by the Department of Defense and is the organizational equivalent of the Defense Superior Service Medal.
Subsequent decorations of the Joint Meritorious Unit Award are annotated with oak leaf clusters.
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 Joint Meritorious Unit Award Display Recognition
The Joint Meritorious Unit Award was established on June 4, 1981, by Secretary of Defense Caspar W. Weinberger and was implemented by Department of Defense Directive 1348.27 dated July 22, 1982 (as amended).
Description: The Joint Meritorious Unit Award emblem worn by Army personnel to represent award of the Joint Meritorious Unit Award is 1 7/16 inches wide and 9/16 inch in height.
Component: The current components of the Joint Meritorious Unit Award are the emblem awarded to members of the unit and the streamer for display on the unit flag/guidon.
www.amervets.com /replacement/jmua.htm   (1145 words)

  
 Secretary of Transportation Outstanding Unit Award - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Secretary of Transportation Outstanding Unit Award is a decoration of the United States Coast Guard which was issued from 1992 to 2003.
The decoration is considered the highest unit award of the Coast Guard and is presented to those Coast Guard units which perform outstanding service to the Coast Guard as a whole.
Additional awards of the decoration are denoted by gold award stars.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Secretary_of_Transportation_Outstanding_Unit_Award   (186 words)

  
 Military decorations
Awarded for non-combat meritorious achievement or service that is incontestably exceptional and of magnitude that clearly places the individual above his peers.
This decoration is awarded to any member of the Armed Forces who distinguishes himself by meritorious achievement or service while serving in any joint unit or activity (Not awarded concurrently with service specific awards for same achievement).
This award is awarded in the name of the Secretary of Defense to joint activities for meritorious achievement or service, superior to that which is normally expected, for actions in the following situations; combat with an armed enemy of the United States, a declared national emergency, or under extraordinary circumstances that involve national interests.
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 Air Force Link - Art   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Joint Service Commendation Medal, member of the Armed Forces who distinguishes himself by meritorious achievement or service while serving in any specified activity after January 1, 1965, is eligible for this award.
Joint Meritorious Unit Award, awarded to Joint Activities of the Armed Forces of the US which have subsequent to Jan. 23, 1979 distinguished themselves by exceptionally meritorious achievement or service in pursuit of joint military missions of great significance.
Meritorious Unit Award, presented to USAF Active Duty, AFRes, and ANG units for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding achievement or service indirect support of combat operations for at least 90 continuous days during the period of military operations against an armed enemy of the US on or after 11 Sep 2001.
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 JRU   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The Joint Meritorious Unit Award (JMUA) is a unit award intended to recognize organizations rather than individuals or sub-elements for outstanding heroism or achievement performed during periods of war, international tension, national emergencies, or extraordinary situations that involve national interests.
The JMUA is a unit participation ribbon, requiring results well beyond outstanding accomplishment of a unit's normally assigned and expected mission.
Award Approval Authority: Secretary of Defense, sometimes delegated to the Assistant Secretary of Defense (FMP), the Director, Administration and Management or the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff.
www.nctskef.navy.mil /JRU/jmua.htm   (408 words)

  
 Orders, Decorations and Medals - Medals by Country - Medals of United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Also describes the various Defense awards; the basis and eligibility requirements for the award; and who is eligible to receive and who is eligible to authorize the award.
The secretary said he also wants to ensure units are properly recognized for their actions in support of wartime efforts and has established two new Air Force unit awards.
The medal is awarded to those who demonstrate outstanding achievement or meritorious service in the performance of their duties on behalf of the Air Force.
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 Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Joint Program Office (JPO) was selected as the 1992 recipient of the prestigious Robert J. Collier Trophy, presented by the National Aeronautic Association.
Joint Program Office (JPO) was selected as the 1992 recipient of the General Bernard A. Schriever Award, given by AFMC for superior program management.
This award is named for General Schriever, an outstanding program manager who became the first commander of the Air Force Systems Command.
www.robins.af.mil /lkn/awards.htm   (346 words)

  
 Two New Medals Recognize Units
The Gallant Unit Citation and the Meritorious Unit Award can be awarded to Air Force active-duty, Reserve and Guard units for actions or service while directly supporting combat operations.
The Gallant Unit Citation is awarded to units for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy of the United States.
Meritorious Unit Awards are awarded to units for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding achievement or service directly supporting combat operations for at least 90 continuous days.
www.military.com /NewsContent/0,13319,usaf3_041204.00.html   (349 words)

  
 Precision Medals -Air Force Gallant Unit Citation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
It is awarded to Air Force Active Duty, Reserve, and Guard units for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy of the United States while engaged in military operations involving conflict with an opposing foreign force on or after 11 September 2001.
The degree of heroism required is the same as that which would warrant award of the silver star which is awarded for gallantry and heroism of high degrees, including risk of life in action.
Although units larger than a group may submit, it will be extremely rare that a large organization will receive the GUC due to the degree of valor required.
www.precisionmedals.com /awards/afguc.htm   (260 words)

  
 U.S. Army NATO, JMUA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
United States Armed Forces personnel assigned to the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) have been awarded the Joint Meritorious Unit Award for the period 12 October 1995 to 20 June 1998.
During this period, SHAPE was responsible for the overall planning and execution of Operations JOINT ENDEAVOR and JOINT GUARD -- the unprecedented multinational effort to restore peace and stability to the Balkan region.
The formation of a Combined Joint SFOR Information Campaign Task Force expanded the scope and increased the penetration of the information campaign providing the Commander of SFOR with better opportunities to communicate with the population and leadership of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
www.usanato.army.mil /html/jmua.html   (1607 words)

  
 Specwar.net -- US Joint Communication Unit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The new unit was designated the Joint Communication Unit (JCU), and was activated in 1980 at Ft. Bragg, NC, and assigned to the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC).
For its actions during the operation, the unit was awarded a Joint Meritorious Unit Award.
For its support of JSOC units during the Gulf Conflict, the JCU and its personnel, were awarded a third Joint Meritorious Unit award.
www.specwarnet.com /americas/jcu.htm   (580 words)

  
 STAT Service Ribbons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Awarded in the name of the Secretary of Defense to Joint Activities of the DoD for meritorious achievement or service, superior to that normally expected, during combat with an armed enemy of the United States, during a declared national emergency, or under extraordinary circumstances that involved the national interest.
Awarded for, at least, six months of exceptionally meritorious conduct in support of military operations to service and support units of the SW Armed Forces and cobelligerent nations.
The original purpose of this award was to recognize a player for 'saving his team' by killing all the tangos after his fellow team members were killed by the Terrorists.
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 FReeper Canteen ~ Military Short Speak ~ May 24, 2004
The Joint Chiefs of Staff consist of the Chairman, the Vice Chairman, the Chief of Staff of the Army, the Chief of Naval Operations, the Chief of Staff of the Air Force, and the Commandant of the Marine Corps.
The Joint Meritorious Unit Award is awarded to Joint Activities of the Armed Forces of the United States which have subsequent to January 23, 1979 distinguished themselves by exceptionally meritorious achievement or service in pursuit of joint military missions of great significance.
The current components of the Joint Meritorious Unit Award are the emblem awarded to members of the unit and the streamer for display on the unit flag/guidon.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/news/1141016/posts   (3604 words)

  
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Charged upon its breast is the shield of the Coat of Arms of the United States proper.
The eagle, adapted from the Great Seal of the United States, highlights the Presidential involvement and concern with far-reaching ramifications of On-Site Inspection Agency's scope and responsibilities.
The gold laurel is emblematic of excellence and accomplishment; fl and white denote precision and explicit adherence to agreed precepts.
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 DefenseLINK News: NORTHCOM Unit Recognized for Homeland Security Efforts
The standing joint force headquarters serves as NORTHCOM's homeland security component, coordinating the land and maritime defense of the continental United States while planning and integrating the full spectrum of military support to lead federal agencies.
The award of the Joint Meritorious Unit Award, command officials said, is the culmination of dedicated mission support and proactive vigilance.
Originally born as a homeland security directorate under U.S. Joint Forces Command in response to the events of 9/11 and established as a command in February 2002, the unit ultimately realigned under NORTHCOM when the secretary of defense directed changes to the department's unified command plan in April 2002.
www.defenselink.mil /news/Apr2004/n04012004_2004040112.html   (614 words)

  
 USPACOM Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
NEWS RELEASE REL # 11-99 JOINT MERITORIOUS UNIT AWARD Feb. 22, 1999 CAMP H.M. SMITH, Hawaii - The Joint Meritorious Unit Award was presented to Headquarters U.S. Pacific Command for its exceptionally meritorious achievement between March 1, 1996 and Sept. 30, 1998.
According to the award citation, responsive efforts, dedicated professionalism, and unprecedented skills of the entire command staff advanced national security objectives and enhanced the military, diplomatic, and economic stability, as well as cooperation throughout the Asia-Pacific region.
Anyone assigned to the headquarters between March 1, 1996 and Sept. 30, 1998, is eligible to wear the award.
www.pacom.mil /news/news1999/rel11-99.htm   (129 words)

  
 Federal Ribbon Awards - Air Force Unit Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The Outstanding Unit Award is worn after the Joint Meritorious Unit Award and before the Organizational Excellence Award.
Additional awards of the Outstanding Unit Award are denoted by oak leaf clusters.
Effective November 15, 1961, Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards given for combat or direct combat support entitle the unit to have the letter "V" embroidered on its streamer and individuals to wear a bronze "V" device on the ribbon.
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 209th Military Police Company History
The unit served in Japan and the Philippines and was inactivated at Camp Kobe, Japan, on 13 May 1995.
The unit was reactivated at Fort Meade, Maryland on 1 November 1970.
In August 1992, the unit was restationed from Fort Meade to Fort McClellan and assigned to the 701
www.jrtc-polk.army.mil /519th/myweb4/209th_history.htm   (171 words)

  
 USAREUR Public Affairs News Release   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Service units and those individuals assigned to Service units in support of this Task Force are not eligible for this award.
Only those members of the Armed Forces of the United States who were present at the time and directly participated in the service or achievement for 30 days or more, or for the period cited if less than 30 days, are authorized to wear the JMUA ribbon.
Local commanders may waive, on an individual basis, the 30-day minimum time requirement for individuals (Reserve personnel on active duty and TDY and/or TAD personnel), who, in the purview of the commander contributed directly to the achievement cited, and were assigned on official orders to the awarded unit during the approved time frames.
www.hqusareur.army.mil /htmlinks/Press_Releases/2005/Feb2005/3Feb2005-01.htm   (188 words)

  
 DLA earns JMUA
It is the third such award received by DLA in its 38 years of existence.
The JMUA is being presented as a result of DLA’s exceedingly meritorious service from Nov. 1, 1996 to Feb. 1, 1999.
"This award is not just for the achievements but also for the efforts and the dedication to the mission," he said.
www.dla.mil /dimensions/JanFeb00/JMUA.htm   (636 words)

  
 Commanding General   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
He came to Vicenza from the Joint Staff where he served as the Deputy Director for Operations (Current Operations, J-33).
He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1970 and attended the Infantry Officer's Basic Course, Airborne School, and Ranger School en route to duty as a mechanized infantry platoon leader and company, executive officer in the 2/16th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas.
He attended the ten-month United States Marine Corps Amphibious Warfare Course at Quantico, Virginia, prior to a three-year tour with the 2d Ranger Battalion at Fort Lewis, Washington, where he was assigned as the S2, S4, company commander and assistant S3.
www.setaf.army.mil /setaforg/biographies/cg.htm   (1221 words)

  
 AFRRI Earns Joint Meritorious Unit Award   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The DoD Joint Meritorious Unit Award citation, signed by Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld on Feb. 17, commended AFRRI's achievements from Sept. 11, 2001 to June 20, 2003.
The award was presented to the institute during an awards ceremony May 26.
The institute was established in 1961 as a joint agency of three military departments (Air Force, Army and Navy) and under the control of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, it is now administered by the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU).
www.dcmilitary.com /navy/journal/9_24/national_news/29654-1.html   (603 words)

  
 ACWA - Blue Grass - Shuplinkov Bio
In 1994, LTC Shuplinkov was assigned to the United States Army Infantry Center, Fort Benning, Georgia, as the Chemical and Parachute Project Officer in Combat Developments.
Upon selection to the 75th Ranger Regiment, he served as the Regimental Chemical Officer from 1995 to 1997 and as the Battalion Operations Officer from 1997 to 1999 in the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment.
Upon redeployment from Germany in 2003, he assumed command of the ROTC battalion at the University of Texas, Arlington, until his current assignment as the Commander of the Blue Grass Chemical Activity, Blue Grass Army Depot, Kentucky.
www.pmacwa.army.mil /ky/bio_shuplinkov.htm   (397 words)

  
 TRICARE Management Activity Honored with DoD's Joint Meritorious Unit Award
Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld recognized TMA with the Joint Meritorious Unit Award for distinguishing itself through "exceptionally meritorious service" from Feb. 10, 1998, to Feb. 28, 2001.
The Joint Meritorious Unit Award is given to joint activities of the armed services for achievement in pursuit of joint military missions of great significance.
The award citation praised the TMA staff for compiling "a record of achievements unsurpassed in the provision of health care," ranging from "the design, creation, and implementation of previously non-existent medical benefits for active duty service members and their families" to "development of cost-effective methods for 'Keeping the Promise' to retired beneficiaries."
www.tricare.osd.mil /News/2001/news2001_09_11.htm   (409 words)

  
 CJCS awards Joint Meritorious Unit Award to intel center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The time frame for the award is Oct. 1, 1994 through April 1, 1998 with eligibility limited to those U.S. military forces present at the time and who directly participated in the joint service or achievement for 30 days or more.
Military members must be assigned or attached by official orders to the joint unit or joint activity receiving the JMUA.
Members eligible for the JMUA should report to their servicing military personnel flight's career enhancement section and provide supporting documentation (performance report, copy of decoration citation with special orders, certificate of achievement signed by on-site commander, travel voucher, etc.) verifying they were assigned to the unit.
www.fas.org /irp/news/1998/09/n19980901_981317.html   (218 words)

  
 Federal Ribbon Awards - DOD Unit Awards
The Joint Meritorious Unit Award is the only ribbon award granted by the Department of Defense (as opposed to those given by the separate services) and is the organizational equivalent of the Defense Superior Service Medal.
The Joint Meritorious Unit Award is worn after the Presidential Unit Citations of the Army, Navy and Air Force but before any lesser unit awards of those services.
The first organization to receive the Joint Meritorious Unit Award was the Electronic Warfare During Close Air Support Joint Test Force for the inclusive dates of Mary 15, 1976 to September 30, 1982.
foxfall.com /fra-dodu.htm   (419 words)

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