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  Achievement Medal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Achievement Medal was first proposed as a means to recognize the contributions of junior officers and enlisted personnel who were not be eligible to receive the higher Commendation Medal or the Meritorious Service Medal.
The medal was originally entitled the “Secretary of the Navy Commendation for Achievement Medal”, but this title was shortened in 1967 to the "Navy Achievement Medal".
Additional awards of the Achievement Medal are denoted by oak leaf clusters, except for the Navy and Coast Guard which issues award stars.
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Service members who may retire from active duty from a joint assignment shall not be used to request or justify a higher level award than the actual service, achievement, or tenure in the joint assignment supports.
Service members who become eligible for both awards during their initial tour in SWA may elect to receive either the SWASM or the AFEM, but may not be issued both medals for a single tour in SWA.
Service members qualified for the AFEM by reasons of service between July 1, 1958 and July 3, 1965, in an area for which the Vietnam Service Medal was authorized subsequently shall remain qualified for that medal.
www.dtic.mil /whs/directives/corres/text/p134833m.txt   (16969 words)

  
 Achievement Medal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Achievement Medal wasfirst proposed as a means to recognize the contributions of junior officers and enlisted personnel who were not be eligible toreceive the higher Commendation Medal or the Meritorious Service Medal.
The first service to issue the Achievement Medal was the UnitedStates Navy in 1961.
The medal was originally entitled the “Secretary of the NavyCommendation for Achievement Medal”, but this title was shortened in 1967 to the"Navy Achievement Medal".
www.therfcc.org /achievement-medal-265735.html   (337 words)

  
 Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal
To be awarded for meritorious achievement, the act or acts must be outstanding and worthy of special recognition, but not to the degree required for the Bronze Star Medal or Air Medal when combat is involved or the Meritorious Service Medal or Air Medal when combat is not involved.
The achievement should be such as to constitute a definite contribution to the naval service, such as an invention or improvement in design, procedure or organization.
To be awarded for meritorious service, the service must be outstanding and worthy of special recognition, but not to the degree required for the Bronze Star Medal or Air Medal when combat is involved or the Meritorious Service Medal or Air Medal when combat is not involved.
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 Joint Service Achievement Medal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Joint Service Achievement Medal is worn after the Commendation Medals of the separate services and before all of the other service Achievement Medals.
Additional awards of the Joint Service Achievement Medal are denoted by oak leaf clusters, except in the case of the Coast Guard.
The shape of the medal was chosen to make it distinctive from all other decorations, and the eagle was taken from the Seal of the Secretary of Defense, under whose authority the medal is awarded.
foxfall.com /fmd-dod-jsam.htm   (288 words)

  
 Detailed Policy Guidance for Joint Awards
The Defense Meritorious Service Medal (DMSM) is awarded in the name of the Secretary of Defense to any active duty member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving in a joint activity, distinguishes himself or herself by noncombat meritorious achievement or service.
The Joint Service Commendation Medal (JSCM) is awarded in the name of the Secretary of Defense to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while assigned to a joint activity after January 1, 1963, distinguished themselves by meritorious achievement or service.
The Joint Service Achievement Medal (JSAM) is awarded in the name of the Secretary of Defense to members of the Armed Forces of the United States, below the grade of O-6, who, while assigned to a joint activity after August 3, 1983, distinguished themselves by meritorious achievement or service.
www.ha.osd.mil /policies/1997/awrd9744.html   (1294 words)

  
 air force medal
It is awarded to recognize the service, achievement and contributions of junior...
Criteria The Medal of Honor is awarded for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity...
The Air Force Achievement Medal was established on October 12, 1980, by Secretary of the Air Force Hans M. Mark.
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 Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
To be eligible, an individual's service must a be to the civilian community, to include the military family community; b be significant in nature and produce tangible results; c reflect favorably on the Military Service and the Department of Defense; and d be of a sustained and direct nature.
While there is no specific time threshold to qualify for the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal (MOVSM), approval authorities shall ensure the service to be honored merits the special recognition afforded by this medal.
The interlaced annulets emphasize the interaction of the military services with the civilian community and symbolize continuity and cooperation.
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 Precision Medals -Joint Service Achievement Medal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Joint Service Achievement Medal was authorized by DoD Directive 1348.28, March 29, 1984.
The required achievement or service, while of lesser degree than that required for award of the Joint Service Commendation Medal, must have been accomplished with distinction.
(c) The DJS, for Service members assigned to the Joint Staff and to the joint activities reporting directly to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff that are not delegated approval authority for that decoration.
www.precisionmedals.com /awards/jsach.htm   (538 words)

  
 Joint Service Achievement Medal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
It may not be awarded for any act or period of service which an Achievement Medal of a military service, and it should not be awarded for retirement.
The required service or achievement, while of a lesser degree than that required for award of the Joint Service Commendation Medal, must have been accomplished within distinction.
The reverse of the medal is plain with the inscription, "Joint Service Achievement Award" in raised letters in circular form in the center.
www.militaryhusbands.com /medals/descript/m017.htm   (284 words)

  
 The Coast Guard Achievement Medal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Originally, on January 29, 1964, the Secretary of the Treasury Commendation for Achievement Award was established because it was deemed appropriate that the Coast Guard should have an award similar to the Navy Commendation Achievement Ribbon.
This medal may be awarded to any member of the Coast Guard or Coast Guard Reserves and members of other United States Armed Forces serving with the Coast Guard.
It is awarded for superior leadership, professional achievement and performance of duty in peacetime or under combat conditions.
www.dgtraining.net /cicero/USMedals/MedalPages/CoastGuardAchieve.html   (324 words)

  
 Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal
It is awarded for meritorious service or achievement in either combat or noncombat based on sustained performance or specific achievement of a superlative nature but which does not warrant a Navy Commendation Medal or higher.
The act or service must clearly exceed that which is normally required or expected, considering the individual's grade or rate, training, and experience; and it must be an important contribution of benefit to the United States and the naval service.
The act or service must be noteworthy; it must be sufficiently sustained to demonstrate a high state of development (if for a specific achievement, it must be of such merit as to earn singular recognition); and, it must reflect most creditably on the efforts of the individual towards the accomplishment of the unit mission.
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 Army Achivement Medal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Army Achievement Medal was established on March 2, 1981, by Secretary of the Army
The Army Achievement Medal may be awarded to members of the Armed Forces below the rank of colonel who, while serving in any capacity with the Army in a noncombat area, distinguish themselves by outstanding achievement or meritorious service, but not of a nature that would warrant the award of an Army Commendation Medal.
The shape of the medal was adopted to distinguish it from all other Army decorations, and the Army Seal denotes the authority under which the award is given.
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 Deputy Commander/Chief of Staff   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
He was further assigned to command C Company, 4th Battalion 6th Infantry and became the Battalion S3 in the same battalion to complete his tour.
Colonel Schorsch then moved to Washington, D.C., where he served on the Joint Staff (J-7) as an Action Officer and Planner in the Pentagon from 1990-1992.
His awards and decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (2 Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Commendation Medal (7 Oak Leaf Clusters), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, and Humanitarian Service Medal.
www.setaf.army.mil /setaforg/biographies/cos.htm   (1113 words)

  
 WRAIR Scientist Wins Joint Chief's of Staff Award for Excellence in Military Medicine
In a ceremony at the Pentagon, the Chairman of the Joint Chief's of Staff Award for Excellence in Military Medicine was awarded to Army physician LTC Michael Russo.
Upon completion of that tour he was awarded the Honduran Medal of Merit for humanitarian service by the Undersecretary of Defense and Chairman of the Honduran Joint Chiefs of Staff.
He was additionally awarded the Joint Service Commendation Medal by Marine GEN Peter Pace, then Commander of US SOUTHCOM, and the Joint Service Achievement Medal for teaching Human Biology to Task Force soldiers.
wrair-www.army.mil /WRAIR/News&Events/News/Russo.htm   (623 words)

  
 Dictionary of Meaning www.mauspfeil.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Image:Achievement.jpg The '''Achievement Medal''' is the lowest of the United States military United States military’s non-combat meritorious service Awards and decorations of the United States military medals.
The Achievement Medal was first proposed as a means to recognize the contributions of junior officers and enlisted personnel who were not be eligible to receive the higher Commendation Medal or the Meritorious Service Medal (USA) Meritorious Service Medal.
There you find a list of all editors and the possibility to edit the original text of the article Achievement Medal.
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 Air Force Link - Art   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
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.
Joint Service Achievement Medal, awarded only to members of the Armed Forces of the United States below the grade of O-6 who, after August 3, 1983, distinguished themselves by outstanding performance of duty and meritorious achievement.
Joint Meritorious Unit Award, awarded to Joint Activities of the Armed Forces of the US which have subsequent to January 23, 1979 distinguished themselves by exceptionally meritorious achievement or service in pursuit of joint military missions of great significance.
www.af.mil /art/index.asp?page=9   (786 words)

  
 DoD Ach Service   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Joint Service Achievement Medal was authorized by the Department of Defense on March 29, 1984.
It is to be presented in the name of the Secretary off Defense to military personnel assigned to one of a number of specified joint activities.
It is intended to provide recognition to junior enlisted personnel and junior officers for their service and achievement during peacetime.
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 Air Force Commendation Medal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Air Force Commendation Medal may be awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States below the grade of Brigadier General who, while serving in any capacity with the Air Force, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement, or by meritorious service not of a sufficient nature to justify a higher award.
The Air Force Commendation Medal is worn after the Joint Service Commendation Medal and before the Joint Service Achievement Medal.
The ribbon to the Air Force Commendation Medal is predominantly yellow, with its center bisected by a stripe of Air Force Blue.
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 First Friday Briefing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Another 13 unit members were awarded the Joint Service Commendation Medal, and four others were presented with the Joint Service Achievement Medal.
Joint Service Commendation Medal were received by Sgt. 1st Class Eric M. Anderson; Sgt. Michael P. Banister; Sgt. Paul A. Tremblay Jr.; Capt.
By mid-December 2001, the 122nd and the Coalition Joint Civil-Military Operations Task Force had deployed to Afghanistan and began helping the Afghan people with the task of rebuilding their nation.
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 ! International Angler
Returning to England in 1903 after his military service, he discovered that the pamphlet he had written for the soldiers was being used to teach outdoor education by youth leaders and teachers all over the country.
A joint effort between the general public (recreational and commercial fishermen) and scientists, it was the first of its kind anywhere.
In January 1998, Thornton was awarded the prestigious IGFA Elwood K. Harry Fellowship Award for his lifetime achievements in the sport of fishing and conservation, and in April 1998 he was recognized by the Chub Cay Club for his 25 years of service there.
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 New York State Medal for Merit
In conjunction with the newly authorized Conspicuous Service Star and changes made to the criteria for the Conspicuous Service Cross, The Adjutant General has authorized an additional state military decoration: the New York State Medal for Merit.
The medal will be issued to recognize veterans whose service on federal active duty was honorable and who were recipients of a valor, achievement, commendation, or meritorious service decoration, of a lesser degree than required for award of the Conspicuous Service Cross, or whose service was in direct support of combat operations.
Appropriate awards removed from the qualification list for the Conspicuous Service Cross are included on the qualification list for the Medal for Merit along with similar later awards.
www.veterans.state.ny.us /medalformerit.htm   (285 words)

  
 Policy for Delegation Authority for Joint Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Lead Agents in the grade of 0-7 are authorized to approve the joint Service Achievement Medal (JSAM), the Joint Service Commendation Medal (JSCM) and the Defense Meritorious Service Medal (DMSM), the Defense Superior Service Medal (DSSM) and the Defense Distinguished Service Medal (DDSM) must still be forwarded to Health Affairs (HA).
All joint awards that cannot be approved by Lead Agents may now be submitted directly to the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs) without prior endorsement from the member's Surgeon General (SG).
IAW DoD 1348.33-M, September 1966--Manual of Military Decorations and Awards, paragraph D.3.C.(2), D.4.C.(2) and D.5.C.(2), the authority to award the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal and joint Service Achievement Medal (JSAM) is hereby delegated to Lead Agents that hold the grade of 0-7 or higher.
www.tricare.osd.mil /policy/fy97/awrd9722.html   (356 words)

  
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Army Achievement Medal not less than 30 days prior to desired presentation date.
Meritorious Service Medal and Joint Service Achievement Medal not less than 97 days prior to desired presentation date.
Joint Service Commendation Medal and Defense Meritorious Service Medal not less than 157 days prior to desired presentation date.
www.cs.amedd.army.mil /academy/Bn_Policy_Letters/POL7.DOC   (490 words)

  
 ND (25¢) Presorted Red Eagle with Gold Background PSA Coil   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
An American eagle with its wings outspread is prominently displayed in the center and bears the shield of the United States on its breast.
The eagle was taken from the Seal designed for the National Military Establishment in 1947 by the president, while the arrows were adapted from the Seal of the Department of Defense.
The Joint Service Achievement Medal is awarded under the authority of the Secretary of Defense.
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 Joint Service Achievement Medal Display Recognition
The Joint Service Achievement Medal was established on August 3, 1983, by Secretary of Defense Caspar W. Weinberger.
The Joint Service Achievement Medal was designed by Jay Morris and sculpted by Donald Borja, both of the Army's Institute of Heraldry.
In the center of the reverse there is a circle composed of the following inscription (in raised letters): JOINT SERVICE (which comprises the upper portion of the circle) ACHIEVEMENT AWARD (which comprises the lower portion of the circle).
www.amervets.com /replacement/jsa.htm   (1096 words)

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