Authorized on August 3rd, 1983.
Medal features thick blue stripes towards center with a thin red stripe directly at center. At the edges is a striped pattern of off blue-white-green-white (repeated on both sides).
Award Criteria (as detailed by various official sources):
To be eligible for this award, the individual must be a member of the armed forces of the United States below the grade of O-6, and assigned to a qualifying organization such as The defense agencies, Headquarters of Unified Commands, Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Office of the Secretary of Defense. 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.
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