The United States of America: Defence Meritorious Service Medal

Ribbon: White with ruby red edge stripes and 3 narrow blue central stripes.

Instituted: 3 November 1977.

Awarded: To members of the Armed Forces who, while serving in a joint activity, distinguish themselves by noncombat outstanding achievement or meritorious service.

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Page last updated: 18 November 2003