The United States of America: Army Distinguished Service Medal

Ribbon: White with red edges and narrow dark blue edge stripes.

Instituted: 12 January 1918.

Awarded: To any person who, while serving in any capacity with the United States Army, performs exceptionally meritorious service in a duty of great responsibility.

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