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* U.S. DEFENSE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL *
Instituted: July 9, 1970 Criteria: Exceptional meritorious service to the United States while assigned to a Joint Activity in a position of unique and great responsibility, mainly awarded to Generals and high ranking Officers of the U.S. Military.
This 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.
Very highest quality U.S. made, it comes exactly as would be awarded to a recipient of the U.S. Military today fighting in Iraq or Afghanistan. If this medal doesn't look like this, then it is not a regulation U.S. decoration.
This is a genuine U.S. Government approved and regulation manufactured, decoration, ready for service wear and makers marked by a U.S. Government authorized manufacturer behind the pin G27. This very famous decoration is a must in a great collection, guaranteed 100% original, as actually awarded to the heroes of the U.S. Military.
We only sell the finest genuine first class highest quality U.S. made.
Description: This U.S. enameled 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.
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