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Meritorious Civilian Service Award


Description

Medal: A bronze disc 1 1/2 inches (3.81 cm) in diameter with a laurel wreath around the circumference of the disc enclosing the Great Seal of the United States. The reverse of the medal is inscribed ''FOR DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY MERITORIOUS CIVILIAN SERVICE--TO.''

Ribbon: The medal is suspended from a ribbon 1 3/8 inches in width consisting of the following stripes: 7/16'' Ultramarine Blue, 1/64'' White, 29/128'' Ultramarine Blue, 1/64'' White, 29/128'' Ultramarine Blue, 1/64'' White, 7/16'' Ultramarine Blue.


Eligibility and Criteria
See Army Regulation 672-20, Incentive Awards.

Background

The medal was established by directive of the Secretary of the Army on 26 January 1959. This award consists of a bronze medal, lapel button and certificate. A service ribbon and miniature size medal are also available.






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