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CURRENT UNITED STATES ANTARCTICA SERVICE MEDAL IN COMPLETE PRESENTATION CASED SET
This rare original U.S. Government medal is currently awarded to U.S. service men and women fighting in the War Of Terror. During the Cold War with the former Soviet Union this type of medal was awarded to Officer's and Sailor's on Nuclear Submarines serving in Antartica on clandestine military operations.
This 100% original US Antarctica Service Medal is of the very highest quality made, we guarantee it or your money back, it is in an un-awarded mint condition. U.S. Government approved and regulation ready for military service wear - hallmarked (makers marked) by a US Government authorized manufacturer behind the pin as per U.S. federal regulation G27.
100% original and of the very highest quality USA made we guarantee it or your money back in full, it comes exactly as would be awarded to a recipient of the U.S. Military today in it's rare original United States Presentation Case, Case Band, Ribbon Bar, Lapel Pin, Dome Plastic Medal Cover, U.S. Regulation Medal and Regulation Outer Protective Carton.
The Antarctica Service Medal was established by the United States Congress on July 7, 1960. The decoration was intended as a military award to replace several commemorative decorations which had been issued for previous Antartica expeditions from 1928 to 1941. The following commemorative medals were declared obsolete, following the creation of the Antarctica Service Medal.
To qualify for the Antarctica Service Medal, personnel must serve between fifteen to thirty days stationed on the Antarctic continent, defined as south of 60 degrees latitude. Flight crews performing transport missions to Antarctica qualify for one day of service for each flight mission performed within a twenty four hour time period
- Byrd Antarctic Expedition Medal
- Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition Medal
- United States Antarctic Expedition Medal
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