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United Nations Medal (UNM)



Entry Last Edited: 09/02/2022 | Content ©www.MilitaryRibbons.Info

Ribbon Image:
Color image of the United Nations Medal military award ribbon
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Year Authorized:
1950


General Description:
Ribbon is of largely light blue coloring with a pair of thin white stripes towards the edges.


Award Criteria (as Officially Detailed by the United States Armed Services):
"Awarded to service members who are or have been in United Nation service with one of the following: - UN Observation Group in Lebanon. - UN Truce Supervision Organization in Palestine. - UN Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan. - UN Security Forces, Hollandia. - UN Transitional Authority in Cambodia. - UN Advance Mission in Cambodia. - UN Protection Force in Yugoslavia. - UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara. - UN Operations in Somalia, to include US Quick Reaction Force members. - UN Iraq/Kuwait Observation Group. - UN Mission in Haiti. The UN Secretary General determines amount of service required and individual eligibility. Military personnel presently serving or who have served are awarded the United Nation Medal in the field by the UN Secretary General's senior representative."


User Tags Detailing this Ribbon:
blue    white    united nations    usaf    usmc    uscg    usn    usarmy    cold war    europe



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