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Topic: Navy Distinguished Service Medal


  
  [USMC] 2/2 Warlords Ranks & Awards
To earn a Navy Cross the act to be commended must be performed in the presence of great danger or at great personal risk and must be performed in such a manner as to render the individual highly conspicuous among others of equal grade, rate, experience, or position of responsibility.
This is awarded to service members who, while serving in any capacity with the Navy or Marine Corps, distinguish themselves by exceptionally meritorious service to the Government in a duty of great responsibility.
Medals are given for sustained meritorious service or achievements in a combat or non-combat situation.
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  USN - A Navy Field Fleet
The Navy Distinguished Service is awarded to service members who, while serving in any capacity with the Navy or Marine Corps, distinguish themselves by exceptionally meritorious service to the Government in a duty of great responsibility.
The Navy Presidential Unit Citation is awarded in the name of the President to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy.
Award of the Air Medal is primarily intended to recognize those personnel who are on current crew member or non-crew member flying status which requires them to participate in aerial flight on a regular and frequent basis in the performance of their primary duties.
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 Navy Distinguished Service Medal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The decoration the Navy and Marine Corps equivalent to the Army Distinguished Service Medal and the Air Force Distinguished Service Medal.
The Navy Distinguished Service Medal was originally senior to the Navy Cross, until August 1943 when the precedence of the two decorations was reversed.
The Navy Distinguished Service Medal is bestowed upon members of the Navy or Marine Corps who distinguish themselves by exceptionally meritorious service to the United States government in a duty of great responsibility.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Navy_Distinguished_Service_Medal   (412 words)

  
 US Medals
The Navy Distinguished Service Medal ranks third in order of precedence in the navy Pyramid of Honor, and is designed to recognize any person serving in any capacity with the U.S. Navy who distinguishes himself by exceptionally meritorious service to the government in a duty of great responsibility.
In general, the Distinguished Service Medal is awarded only to those officers in principal commands at sea or in the field whose service contributes materially to the success of a major command or project.
The award of the Air Force Distinguished Service Medal follows the same guidelines as for the Army Distinguished Service Medal in that the conditions for which the award is made must involve exceptionally meritorious service to the government in a duty of great responsibility.
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 Navy Cross
As enacted 04 Feb. 1919, the Navy Cross was the naval services third-highest award and could be awarded for both combat heroism and for other distinguished service.
The Navy Cross was designed by James Earle Fraser, a distinguished sculptor, member of the nation's Fine Arts Commisson and designer of the obverse of the Victory Medal and an early version of the Navy Distinguished Service Medal.
Presently, the Navy Cross is awarded to a person who distinguishes himself or herself by extraordinary heroism not justifying the award of the Medal of Honor.
www.history.navy.mil /medals/navcross.htm   (1102 words)

  
 USMC Warriors -- Medals
The Defense Distinguished Service Medal is awarded for exceptionally distinguished performance of duty contributing to national security or defense at the highest levels while assigned to a joint activity.
The Navy Distinguished Service Medal is awarded to squad members who, while serving in any capacity with the USMC Warriors, distinguish themselves by exceptionally meritorious service to the Squad in a duty of great responsibility.
This medal is awarded for non-combat meritorious achievement or service that is incontestably exceptional and of a magnitude that clearly places the individual above his peers while serving in one of the assignments designated.
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 Navy Distinguished Service Medal - LocalColorArt.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The decoration the Navy and Marine Corps equivalent to the Army Distinguished Service Medal and the Air Force Distinguished Service Medal.
The Navy Distinguished Service Medal was originally senior to the Navy Cross, until August 1943 when the precedence of the two decorations was reversed.
The Navy Distinguished Service Medal is bestowed upon members of the Navy or Marine Corps who distinguish themselves by exceptionally meritorious service to the United States government in a duty of great responsibility.
www.localcolorart.com /encyclopedia/Navy_Distinguished_Service_Medal   (374 words)

  
 Medal of Honor - Corporal Tibor Rubin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Citation: For distinguished conduct in battle, engagements of Vera Cruz, 21 and 22 April 1914; was in both days fighting at the head of his company, and was eminent and conspicuous in his conduct, leading his men with skill and courage.
Citation: For distinguished conduct in battle, engagement of Vera Cruz, 22 April 1914; was regimental adjutant, and eminent and conspicuous in his conduct.
Citation: For distinguished conduct in battle, engagements of Vera Cruz, 21 and 22 April 1914; was eminent and conspicuous in command of his battalion; was in the righting of both days and exhibited courage and skill in leading his men through action.
www.army.mil /medalofhonor/rubin/medal/citations12.htm   (3796 words)

  
 American Medals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The original version of this medal was authorized by Congress on July 12, 1862, and was the same as the Navy medal of the time, with a different suspension.
The medal was reestablished in 1932 by the War Department for Army personnel and in 1943 by the Navy Department for the Navy and Marine Corps.
Navy and Marine Corps personnel who served in engagements with hostile Mexican forces outside those specific time periods were also eligible for award of the Mexican Service Medal.
www.gwpda.org /medals/usamedl/usa.html   (1596 words)

  
 Navy Distinguished Service Medal @ armyawards.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Navy Distinguished Service Medal, Title 10, United States Code, Section 6243 (10 USC 6243), was established by Act of Congress 4 February 1919.
The Navy Distinguished Service Medal is awarded to a person who, while serving in any capacity with the Navy or Marine Corps, distinguishes himself by exceptionally meritorious service to the United States in a duty of great responsibility.
In general, the Distinguished Service Medal will be awarded only to those officers in principal commands at sea or in the field whose service is such as to justify the award.
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 Army of AMerica :: [AoA]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
It also recognizes single acts of merit and meritorious service if the achievement or service is of a lesser degree than that deemed worthy of the Legion of Merit; but such service must have been accomplished with distinction.
Navy or Marine enlisted personnel for exemplary conduct during a three-year period of active military service, (or for a one-year period of service during a time of war).
Persons awarded this medal must have had character and efficiency ratings of excellent or higher throughout the qualifying period, including time spent in attendance at service schools, and there must have been no convictions of court martial during this period.
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 Navy Distinguished Service Medal
The Navy Distinguished Service Medal is awarded to service members who, while serving in any capacity with the Navy or Marine Corps, distinguish themselves by exceptionally meritorious service to the Government in a duty of great responsibility.
The Navy Distinguished Service Medal is worn after the Defense Distinguished Service Medal and before the Silver Star.
In the center of a gilt-bronze medallion one and a quarter inches in diameter, a trident surrounded by a wreath of laurel.
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 Award Criteria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Virtual Navy Distinguished Service Medal is awarded to service members who, while serving in any capacity with the vNAVY distinguish themselves by exceptionally meritorious service to the ACOTC or other organization in a duty of great responsibility.
Award of the Air Medal is primarily intended to recognize those personnel who are on current crew member or non-crew member flying status which requires them to participate in aerial flight on a regular and frequent basis in the performance of their primary duties.
NAVY Meritorious Unit Commendation is awarded by the vCNO to any unit of the vNAVY or vMarine Corps which has distinguished itself under combat or non-combat conditions, by either valorous or meritorious achievement compared to other units performing similar service.
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 "Newsletter and Collection information from The Museum of American Jewish Military History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
He recommended a new medal, the Distinguished Service Cross, to be given to American soldiers for heroism in battle not justifying the Medal of Honor.
After its establishment as a separate service branch in 1948, the Air Force personnel were decorated with the Army's Distinguished Service Cross during the Korean War.
All the medals are given in recognition of extraordinary heroism and are an honor to the soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines who wear them.
www.nmajmh.org /supplies/cat22.html   (458 words)

  
 2/4 NAVY CROSS RECIPIENTS
The award of the Navy Cross was established on February 4, 1919 with the passage of Public Law # 193 by the 65th Congress of the United States.
In the center of the circle on the reverse side of the medal are crossed anchors and the letters "USN." The Navy Cross has not been numbered nor has it usually been engraved with the name of the recipient.
The medal is suspended by a thin half inch ring from a 1¾-inch wide ribbon of navy blue moiré silk with a ¼- inch wide white center stripe.
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 Navy Distinguished Service Medal
The Navy Distinguished Service Medal is awarded to service members who, while serving in any capacity with the Navy or Marine Corps, distinguish themselves by exceptionally meritorious service to the Government in a duty of great responsibility.
The central feature of the Navy Distinguished Service Medal is an American bald eagle with displayed wings in the center of a gilt-bronze medallion one and a quarter inches in diameter.
The ribbon to the Navy Distinguished Service Medal is a field of Navy blue with a center stripe of gold.
www.foxfall.com /fmd-navy-dsm.htm   (493 words)

  
 21CW Community - Awards
The Defense Meritorious Service Medal is awarded to those members of the United States Armed Forces who have distinguished themselves by meritorious service or achievement while assigned to a joint activity.
The Navy and Marine Corps Medal may be awarded to service members who, while serving in any capacity with the Navy or Marine Corps, distinguish themselves by heroism not involving actual conflict with an enemy.
Criteria: The China Service Medal was awarded to Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard personnel who served in China or who were attached to any of the vessels that operated in support of the operations in China.
www.21stcenturywarfare.com /awards.php?award_cat_id=2   (1183 words)

  
 US CODE: Title 10,6248. Limitations of time
(2) a statement setting forth the act or distinguished service and recommending official recognition of it was made by his superior through official channels within three years from the date of that act or service.
(1) a statement setting forth the act or distinguished service and recommending official recognition of it was made by the person’s superior through official channels within three years from the date of that act or service and was supported by sufficient evidence within that time; and
a medal of honor, Navy cross, distinguished-service medal, silver star medal, Navy and Marine Corps Medal, or bar, emblem, or insignia in place thereof, as the case may be, may be awarded to the person within two years after the date of that determination.
www.law.cornell.edu /uscode/html/uscode10/usc_sec_10_00006248----000-.html   (251 words)

  
 The Distinguished Flying Cross Society
Subsequent awards of the Distinguished Flying Cross are indicated by oak-leaf clusters for Army and Air Force personnel and by additional award stars for members of the Naval services.
Fanning, Clifford Earl, Lieutenant Commander, United States Navy is awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for heroism and extraordinary achievement while participating in an aerial flight against enemy forces on 20 June 1944.
Subsequently, although his damaged plane was almost of control and he himself painfully wounded, he accomplished the return flight to a carrier base alone, without radio facilities and at night against great odds, affecting a carrier landing without further injury to himself or other personnel.
www.dfcsociety.org /medal.asp   (1286 words)

  
 Air Force Distinguished Service Medal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Air Force Distinguished Service Medal was created by an act of the United States Congress on July 6, 1960.
The medal was intended as a new decoration of the United States Air Force to replace the policy of awarding the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Air Force personnel.
The Air Force Distinguished Service Medal is awarded to any member of the United States Air Force who has distinguished himself or herself by exceptionally meritorious service to the United States Government in a duty of great responsibility.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Air_Force_Distinguished_Service_Medal   (210 words)

  
 Dictionary: Alan Shepard
His many honors and awards included the Congressional Medal of Honor (Space); two NASA Distinguished Service Medals, the NASA Exceptional Service Medal, the Navy Astronaut Wings, the Navy Distinguished Service Medal, and the Navy Distinguished Flying Cross.
He received the Langley Medal (highest award of the Smithsonian Institution) in 1964, the Lambert Trophy, the Kinchloe Trophy, the Cabot Award, the Collier Trophy, the City of New York Gold Medal (1971), and the Achievement Award for 1971.
After graduating from the United States Navy Test Pilot School at Patuxent River, Maryland, he participated in flight test work, which included high-altitude tests; test and development experiments of the Navy's in-flight refueling system; carrier suitability trials of the F2H3 Banshee, and Navy trials of the first angled carrier deck.
www.centennialofflight.gov /essay/Dictionary/SHEPARD/DI167.htm   (436 words)

  
 Distinguished Service Medal Display Recognition Form
The Army Distinguished Service Medal was established at the direction of President Woodrow Wilson by War Department General Orders Number 6 of January 12, 1918, and confirmed (with minor modifications) by Act of Congress on July 9, 1918 (Public Law 193, 65th Congress).
Criteria: The Distinguished Service Medal is awarded to any person who, while serving in any capacity with the United States Army, has distinguished himself or herself by exceptionally meritorious service to the Government in a duty of great responsibility.
Among the first awards of the Distinguished Service Medal for service in World War I, were those to the Commanding Officers of the Allied Armies: Marshals Foch and Joffre, General Petain of France, Field Marshal Haig of Great Britain, General Diaz of Italy, General Gillain of Belgium, and General Pershing.
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 Navy Ranks
The use of the word "rank" for Navy enlisted personnel is incorrect.
Warrant officers hold warrants from their service secretary and are specialists and experts in certain military technologies or capabilities.
Those of the Staff Corps are specialists in career fields which are professions unto themselves, such as physicians, lawyers, civil engineers, etc. Staff Corps officers wear their specialty insignia on the sleeve of the dress blue uniforms and on their shoulder boards in place of the star worn by Line officers.
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 Navy Distinguished Service Medal
Description: (Front) The central feature of the Navy Distinguished Service Medal is an American bald eagle with displayed wings in the center of a gilt-bronze medallion one and a quarter inches in diameter.
Ribbon: The ribbon to the Navy Distinguished Service Medal is a field of Navy blue with a center stripe of gold.
Criteria:The Navy Distinguished Service Medal is awarded to service members who, while serving in any capacity with the Navy or Marine Corps, distinguish themselves by exceptionally meritorious service to the Government in a duty of great responsibility.
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 Navy Distinguished Service Medal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Congress of the United States established the Navy Distinguished Service Medal on February 4, 1919.
The award was originally the Navy's second highest award and was given for both combat heroism and other distinguished service.
The award is made by the President to those who while serving on any capacity with the naval service of the United States shall have distinguished himself by exceptionally meritorious service to the government in a duty of great responsibility.
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