How do I find my Air Force unit awards?

For a complete list go to myPers -> Recognition -> Unit and Organizational Awards -> Air Force Outstanding Unit Award/Air Force Organizational Excellence Award.

Who is authorized to wear the Meritorious Unit Commendation?

The Meritorious Unit Commendation was authorized for units and/or detachments of the United States military for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services for at least six continuous months in support of military operations.

Was the Armed Forces Service Medal awarded for Desert Storm?

The Southwest Asia Service medal was awarded to U.S. Armed Forces for service during Desert Shield and Desert Storm 1991 to 1993.

Is the National Defense Ribbon still awarded?

Eisenhower in 1953. It is awarded to every member of the US Armed Forces who has served during any one of four specified periods of armed conflict or national emergency from 1950 to the present….

National Defense Service Medal
First awarded April 22, 1953 – July 27, 1954 (retroactive to June 27, 1950)

Can you wear previous unit awards?

Q7: Does a Soldier currently assigned to a unit that received a unit award during a previous tour in Iraq wear the unit award on a permanent basis? A7: No. Only Soldiers assigned to the unit during the awarding period are authorized permanent wear of the award.

Is there a medal for Meritorious Unit Commendation?

The Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation (MUC) is a unit award of the United States Navy presented to U.S. Navy and Marine Corps units. The award is presented for service that is preformed with character that would be comparable to the Bronze Star Medal.

What qualifies as an Armed Forces Service Medal veteran?

An “Armed forces service medal veteran” means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985.

Can you join the VFW with a National Defense Service Medal?

If a veteran’s DD-214 or other military documentation confirms they have been awarded one of these campaign medals and they have served honorably, then they are eligible for membership in the Veterans of Foreign Wars.