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About this itemOriginal, as currently awarded REPUBLIC OF KOREA WAR SERVICE MEDAL made by IRA GREEN INC, UNITED STATES a U.S. Government authorized manufacturer, hallmarked (makers marked) under fastening pin, full size medal as awarded today comes in original manufacturers clear plastic package.
The Republic of Korea War Service Medal was introduced by South Korea in 1951 to recognise the assistance provided by members of the United Nations forces in combating communist aggression's in Korea.
Following a campaign by the Australian Council of Korea Veterans Associations, a new offer of the medal was made by the South Korean government which was accepted, and approved for wear, by the Governor-General in 2017.
Veterans who have been awarded with the Australian Active Service Medal 1945-75 with Clasp KOREA are also eligible for the Republic of Korea War Service medal. The eligibility criteria, as directed by the Republic of Korea, is as follows:
Served between 25 June 1950 and 27 July 1953
The service prescribed must have been performed:
While on permanent assignment; or
While on temporary duty within the territorial limits of Korea or on waters immediately adjacent thereto for 30 consecutive days or 60 days not consecutive; or
While as crew members of aircraft in aerial flight over Korea participating in actual combat operations or in support of combat operations.
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