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serv′ice med`al



n.
a medal awarded for performance of specified service, usu. in time of war or national emergency.
[1930–35]
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His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal (with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Achievement Medal (with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters), Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Army Superior Unit Award, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with two service stars, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, NATO Medal for the ISAF, and the Combat Action Badge.
He earned the WWII Victory Medal, American Theatre Medal, Asiatic Pacific Theatre Medal, Korean Service Medal and the United Nations Service Medal.
Several changes to the South-West Asia Service Medal (SWASM), the General Campaign Star (GCS) and the General Service Medal (GSM) were announced on March 17 (pictured below, from left to right).
His decorations include the Defense Distinguished Service Medal, the Distinguished Service Medal, the Defense Superior Service Medal (with bronze cluster), the Legion of Merit (two gold stars), the Navy Meritorious Service Medal (three gold stars) and various personal and command awards.
Twice he also received the Outstanding Public Service medal and Distinguished Public Service medal; the NAACP 1994 Benjamin L.
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal; Defense Meritorious Service Medal; Meritorious Service Medal; Army Achievement Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Afghanistan Campaign Medal with two campaign stars; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Army Service Ribbon; Overseas Service Ribbon; NATO Service Medal, and German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge (Gold Medal).
He was the recipient of the National Defense Medal (bronze star), United Nations Service Medal (bronze star), Korean Service Medal (3 stars), the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (Vietnam) and the Vietnam Service Medal.
His personal awards include Defense Superior Service Medal, the Legion of Merit (two awards), the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Naval Meritorious Service Medal and the Navy Commendation Medal (two awards).
Her Majesty the Queen has approved the award of the General Campaign Star and General Service Medal for Canadian service personnel and, in some cases, civilian support staff, who are involved in operations "in the presence of an armed enemy".
COL Lackey's awards and decorations include the Distinguished Service Medal; four awards of the Legion of Merit; two Bronze Star Medals; the Purple Heart; three awards of the Meritorious Service Medal; four Air Medals; five Army Commendation Medals; the Cross of Gallantry; the Combat Infantry Badge; the Master Parachutist Badge; the Vietnam Service Medal with nine stars, and the Southwest Asia Service Medal.

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