Medal: A silver disc 1 9/16 inches (3.97 cm) in height and 1 7/16 inches (3.65 cm) in width, with a wreath on the lower half of the rim denoting nonmilitary service. The equilateral triangle is symbolic of the civilian. Displayed on the triangle is the eagle from the Great Seal of the United States. The reverse of the medal is inscribed ''AWARDED TO'' ''FOR EXCEPTIONAL PUBLIC SERVICE TO THE UNITED STATES ARMY.''
Ribbon: The medal is suspended from a ribbon 1 3/8 inches in width consisting of six stripes of Old Glory Red 27/128'' in width, divided by five Silver Gray skip stripes 1/64''.