Ribbon: White with sand, red and black edges.
Instituted: 6 August 2002.
Awarded: For participation in operations conducted against terrorism in South-West Asia after 11 September 2001.
A bar is awarded for at least 30 days' service within the area of operations after 11 September 2001. It bears the name of the area concerned.
Ribbon emblem for AFGHANISTAN bar.
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