Authorized by the government of Kuwait for actions regarding Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm.
Ribbon is of black, red, green, and white coloring.
Award Criteria (as detailed by various official sources):
To be eligible for this award, U.S. military personnel must have served in support of Operations DESERT SHIELD and DESERT STORM between Aug. 2, 1990 and Aug. 31, 1993. They had to be in one or more of the following areas: the Persian Gulf; Red Sea; Gulf of Oman; that portion of the Arabian Sea that lies N of 10 degrees N latitude and W of 68 degrees E longitude; Gulf of Aden; or, the total land areas of Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, and United Arab Emirates.
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