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  Medal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Some medals are however issued, either by official authorities or privately, on a large scale, often for sale (some largely meant to raise funds by the proceeds, even as a commercial enterprise) not as an individual distinction but rather as a souvenir, commemoration or other use without numerical limitation, such as devotional medals.
A medal is usually worn with a ribbon on the left chest.
The Medal of Honor of the United States armed forces is a bravery award worn around the neck, and may therefore be more rightly classified as a decoration.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Medal   (820 words)

 MEDAL - LoveToKnow Article on MEDAL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The obverse and reverse of this medal are, with the exception of the borders, precisely as in (A).
The medal was given in gold to general officers, in silver-gilt to field officers, in silver to captains and subalterns, in copper bronzed to non-commissioned officers, and in pure grain tin to privates and sepoys.
On the obverse of the medal is the effigy of King Edward, by De Saulles (as on the Ashanti, 1900, Medal); the reverse is the same as that of the Queens Medal.
78.1911encyclopedia.org /M/ME/MEDAL.htm   (19392 words)

 Medal of Honor
There is created the state law enforcement medal of honor committee for nominating candidates for the award of the state law enforcement medal of honor.
The committee shall adopt rules establishing the qualifications for the state law enforcement medal of honor, the protocol governing the decoration, and the appurtenances necessary to the implementation of this chapter.
The state law enforcement medal of honor may be awarded posthumously to be presented to the representative of the deceased as may be deemed appropriate by the governor or the designees specified in RCW 41.72.030.
www.wslea.org /moh.htm   (282 words)

 Medal of Honor: History & Issues
The Medal of Honor is presented to its recipients by a high official "in the name of the Congress of the United States." For this reason it is sometimes called the Congressional Medal of Honor.
Medal of Honor recipients should be accorded on-base billeting commensurate with the prestige associated with the Medal of Honor.
In a symbolic gesture, then-President Reagan, awarded the Medal to the Vietnam Veteran interred at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington Cemetery in 1984.
www.mishalov.com /Medal_Honor_History_Issues.html   (5222 words)

 U.S. Army Individual Decorations
The Soldier's Medal is awarded to any person of the Armed Forces of the United States or of a friendly foreign nation who, while serving in any capacity with the Army of the United States, distinguished himself or herself by heroism not involving actual conflict with an enemy.
Award of the Air Medal is primarily intended to recognize those personnel who are on current crewmember or noncrewmember flying status which requires them to participate in aerial flight on a regular and frequent basis in the performance of their primary duties.
The Army Achievement Medal (AAM) was established by the Secretary of the Army, 10 April 1981.
www.americal.org /awards/achv-svc.htm   (1909 words)

 2006 Winter Olympics medal count - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is the full table of the medal count of the 2006 Winter Olympics, which were held in Turin, Italy.
These rankings sort by the number of gold medals earned by a country.
The number of silvers is taken into consideration next and then the number of bronze.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/2006_Winter_Olympics_medal_count   (232 words)

 MEDAL: medical algorithms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
MEDAL defines a medical algorithm as "any computation, formula, survey, or look-up table that is useful in healthcare".
The main goals of MEDAL are essentially to overcome some of the barriers contributing to underutilisation of medical algorithms in healthcare by:
NB: All material on the MEDAL site is intended only for the educational and personal use of health care students and professionals.
www.openclinical.org /prj_medal.html   (398 words)

The Mexican Meeting Medal Award was instituted in 2001 to recognize outstanding scientists who have made significant contributions to theoretical and experimental physics fields.
The award consists of a gold medal and a certificate mentioning the winner’s major contributions.
Candidates for the medal must be individuals of any nationality whose research work has significantly contributed to the advance of theoretical and/or experimental physics.
weyl.izt.uam.mx /MM04/MMmedal/medal.html   (316 words)

It is awarded on a selective basis to each soldier who distinguishes himself/herself from among his/her fellow soldiers by their exemplary conduct, efficiency, and fidelity throughout a specified period of continuous enlisted active Federal military service.
For Active Guard Reserve personnel, the Good Conduct Medal qualification period may commence at a time during the three years immediately preceding the 1 September 1982 effective date, provided no portion of service for the Good Conduct Medal is included in a period of service for which the Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal was awarded.
The Good Conduct Medal was established by Executive Order 8809, dated 28 June 1941, and authorized the award for soldiers completing three years active service after that date.
www.tioh.hqda.pentagon.mil /Awards/GOOD_CONDUCT_MEDAL.htm   (461 words)

 Protecting the Medal of Honor
To make the Medal of Honor more distinctive, on November 10, 1896, the War Department issued the description of a new ribbon for the Medal of Honor and in 1897 a rosette or bow knot was authorized for wear in lieu of the actual medal, to denote a recipient.
Of 843 Medals of Honor awarded from the beginning of World War II to present, 518 awards were presented posthumously to the relatives of a dead hero.
The medal he wore wasn’t presented by an American president to a war hero; it was purchased from a dealer by a con-man and a fraud.
www.homeofheroes.com /temporary_files/moh_legislation.html   (9440 words)

 The Newbery Medal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The inscription on the Newbery Medal still reads "Children's Librarians' Section," although the section has changed its name four times and its membership now includes both school and public library children's librarians in contrast to the years 1922-58, when the section, under three different names, included only public library children's librarians.
Each year, the winners of the Newbery medal and honor books are announced by the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association, during the association's midwinter meeting.
The Newbery Medal, along with the Caldecott Medal, are the most prestigious awards in children's literature.
www.ils.unc.edu /award/nhome.html   (547 words)

 Four Chaplains' Medal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Four Chaplains' Medal was established by Act of Congress (Public Law 86-656, 86th Congress) on July 14, 1960.
Since the Four Chaplains' Medal was posthumously awarded to only four recipients, it does not have a place in the Army's order of precedence.
The central stripe of blue is the same shade as the ribbon of the Medal of Honor and symbolizes courage above and beyond the call of duty.
foxfall.com /fmc-fcm.htm   (387 words)

 Vietnam Campaign Medal Replacement Certificate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The authority for U.S. military personnel to accept and wear this medal was announced in Department of Defense Instruction 1348.17 of June 20, 1966, as amended.
The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal is worn on the Army uniform after the Multinational Force and Observers Medal and before the Kuwait Liberation Medal; all other Services wear it after the Inter-American Defense Board Medal and before the Kuwait Liberation Medal.
The devices for the medal are in two sizes - - the large size is 1 13/64 inches in width and is worn on the suspension ribbon of the full size decoration.
www.amervets.com /replacement/vcm.htm   (1078 words)

 No Cold War Service medal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
"After careful consideration, it was decided not to create a medal," said Brad Loo, deputy director of Officer and Enlisted Management Personnel for the Office of the Secretary of Defense.
Last year an unidentified source caused confusion by sending an e-mail to individuals informing them that a Cold War medal had been approved, and attached a picture of the medal to the e-mail, said Arlette King, chief of policy for the Army Award Branch.
It is against the law to wear an unauthorized medal on the military uniform, said Master Sgt.
home.att.net /~vetcenter/cw-medal.htm   (332 words)

 Coast Guard Medal Index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The octagon shape is copied from the Soldier's Medal and the Navy and Marine Corps Medal, and the seal in the center refers to Coast Guard service.
The border of continuous cable refers to both naval service and perfection of ideals in the service of man. The medal's ribbon is decorated with central and edge stripes of light blue and centered on either half of the ribbon is a field of white containing three red stripes.
The Coast Guard Medal is awarded to any member of the Armed Forces who, while serving in any capacity with the Coast Guard, distinguishes himself or herself by heroism not involving actual conflict with an enemy.
www.uscg.mil /hq/g-cp/history/Coast_Guard_Medal_Index.html   (281 words)

 China Service Medal
The medal will be awarded to individual who shall have been attached to, present, and serving on permanent duty with an organization of the naval service of the United States credited by the Secretary of the Navy with having participated in operations in China.
Services performed in the Asiatic-Pacific area between 3 September 1945 and 2 March 1946, inclusive, shall not be credited toward individual eligibility for the China Service Medal unless the individual is already eligible for the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal for services performed prior to 2 September 1945.
The China Service Medal shall not be awarded for any service for which another service medal is authorized except as provided in paragraph 2 above and not more than one medal shall be awarded to any individual.
www.history.navy.mil /medals/china.htm   (293 words)

 EA | Medal of Honor Allied Assault   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Medal of Honor Allied Assault™ War Chest includes the original Medal of Honor Allied Assault™ and both the Medal of Honor Allied Assault™ Spearhead and Medal of Honor Allied Assault™ Breakthrough expansion packs.
Medal of Honor Allied Assault™ Breakthrough for the PC has gone gold and will ship on September 22, 2003.
Medal of Honor Allied Assault™ Breakthrough is the new expansion pack for the award-winning Medal of Honor Allied Assault.
www.ea.com /official/moh/alliedassault/us/home.jsp?ncc=1   (3748 words)

 Army Achivement Medal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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.
At the bottom of the medal there is a double spray of laurel, which represents achievement.
foxfall.com /fmd-army-ach.htm   (238 words)

 Afghanistan Campaign Medal Display Recognition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A member may be awarded either the Afghanistan Campaign Medal or the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal by reason of service in Afghanistan.
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.amervets.com /replacement/afg.htm   (567 words)

 Presidential Medals of Failure (washingtonpost.com)
This is the question I asked myself as, one by one, the pictures of the latest Presidential Medal of Freedom awardees flashed by on my computer screen.
First came George Tenet, the former CIA director and the man who had assured President Bush that it was a "slam-dunk" that Saddam Hussein's Iraq had weapons of mass destruction.
He not only failed to prevent the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11 but he failed to protect the president from what has to be a historic embarrassment: the failure to find weapons of mass destruction in Iraq.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/articles/A3406-2004Dec15.html   (699 words)

 ICMRBS FOUNDERS MEDAL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Citation: Dr Tjandra has been instrumental in developing novel NMR methods, including the measurement of residual dipolar couplings in weakly aligned molecules, which are having a major impact on the determination of biomolecular structure.
The ICMRBS Founders Medal, awarded for the first time at the 20th ICMRBS in Toronto, Canada in 2002, is given to a scientist under 41 years of age who has made exceptional contributions to developments and/or progress in the area of magnetic resonance in biological systems.
The Founders Medal was struck to honor the three founders of the conference series, Mildred Cohn (University of Pennsylvania), Oleg Jardetzky (Stanford University), and Robert G. Shulman (Yale University).
www.icmrbs.org /founders_medal.htm   (330 words)

 Our Lady Of The Miraculous Medal
Catherine continued: The tableau seemed to turn, and I beheld the reverse of the Medal: a large M surmounted by a bar and a cross; beneath the M were the Hearts of Jesus and Mary, the one crowned with thorns, the other pierced with a sword.
The front of the Medal represents Mary standing on the earth, her foot crushing the head of a serpent, and her hands outstretched to all who ask her assistance.
May this Medal be for each of us a sure sign of your affection for us and a constant reminder of our duties toward you.
www.thesacredheart.com /n3.htm   (998 words)

 IGN: Medal of Honor: Rising Sun
The acclaimed Medal of Honor series expands with a new story that takes place in World War II, from 1941 to 1945.
Medal of Honor: Rising Sun Q &A - November 3, 2003
Medal of Honor: Rising Sun is ready to ship.
ps2.ign.com /objects/535/535885.html   (777 words)

 phpBB.com :: View topic - [BETA] Medal System MOD [ Latest: 0.4.6 ]
First one is that on the profile page for the medal moderator it automatically awards that user the medal, its not a big thing its just that if you control all the medals it looks a bit big headed that you gave them all to yourself
Also in the medal display it does not account for the forum being in any other directoy than the base domain.
So when you specify that time images are in /medals but the forum is located in www.mullys.net/board on the medal display it just looks for www.mullys.net/board/med.jpg rather than www.mullys.net/board/medal/med.jpg where-as the ACP will display it corectly
www.phpbb.com /phpBB/viewtopic.php?t=148362   (2041 words)

 Medal of Honor Citations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The President, in the name of Congress, has awarded more than 3,400 Medals of Honor to our nation's bravest Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, and Coast Guardsmen since the decoration's creation in 1861.
For years, the citations highlighting these acts of bravery and heroism resided in dusty archives and only sporadically were printed.
An asterisk in the citation indicates that the award was given posthumously.
www.army.mil /cmh-pg/moh1.htm   (165 words)

 Welcome to Medal Engraving .com, "Make it yours!"
We engrave tons of medals each year, from small local events to large international events.
-“We treat every medal as if it were our own,” because we know the medal doesn’t just represent the completion of an event, but months of training, sacrificed time, endless miles, and an accomplishment that will last a lifetime.
-We are dedicated to providing finishers with hassle-free, top quality engraving of their hard earned medals.
www.medalengraving.com   (134 words)

 medal - Offers for medal - exporters, manufacturers, suppliers, wholesale, Traders, factories, Companies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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 FJC | News | Chief Rabbi of Russia Awarded Memorial Medal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
MOSCOW, Russia – Chief Rabbi of Russia Berel Lazar has been honored with the Medal "60 Years of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945".
He received the medal during the 19th session of the Russian 'Pobeda' (Victory) Organizational Committee.
The diploma, which is attached to this medal and signed by Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin, reads "this medal is being awarded for having taken an active role in the patriotic education of citizens, as well as making a great contribution in preparing for the Victory Anniversary celebrations".
www.fjc.ru /news/newsArticle.asp?AID=286636   (264 words)

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