Authorized by Executive Order 11545 (EO11545).
Ribbon is light blue with thin center red stripe straddled by larger yellow outer bands.
Award Criteria (as detailed by various official sources):
Established on July 9th, 1970 and is awarded solely by the recommendation of the Secretary of Defense to high-ranking military officials (generals or equivalent) for exceptional meritorious service.
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