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U.S. DEFENSE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL IN COMPLETE PRESENTATION SET AS AWARDED
Instituted: July 9, 1970 Criteria: Exceptional meritorious service to the United States while assigned to a Joint Activity in a position of of unique and great responsibilty, mainly awarded to Generals of the U.S. Military.
This stunning looking U.S. Military Medal and is the 3rd highest U.S. Medal awarded, and may only be authorized and awarded by the U.S. SECRETARY OF DEFENSE himself.
Description: This beautiful U.S. enamelled medal is gold in colour and on the obverse it features a medium blue enamelled pentagon (point up). Superimposed on this in an American bald eagle with wings outspread facing left grasping three crossed arrows in its talons and on its breast is a shield of the United States. The pentagon and eagle are enclosed within a gold pieced circle consisting, in the upper half of thirteen five-pointed stars and in the lower half, a wreath of laurel on the left and olive on the right. At the top is a suspender of five graduated gold rays. The reverse of the medal has the inscription "For Distinguished Service" at the top in raised letters, and within the pentagon the inscription "From The Secretary of Defense To" all in raised letters.
This medal is made by U.S. Government authorized maker, the highest superior quality current made and as awarded, it is U.S. federal regulation hallmarked (makers marked) G27 behind the pin.
100% Genuine as awarded today to the U.S. military. Very highest quality USA made guaranteed out of all the manufacturers, it comes exactly as would be awarded to the heroic recipients of the U.S. military today fighting in Iraq or Afghanistan.
This rare original unawarded set comes complete United States Presentation Case, Ribbon Bar, Lapel Pin, U.S. Regulation Medal, Case Band, Protective Outer Carton.
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