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US Service Medals from Civilian and Military Goverment Agencies.

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Haven't seen many if any of the Public Service / Civilian Medals posted on this forum yet. Here is a couple I've added. Another slippery slope I'm afraid :unsure:

1. Defense Logistics Agency - Superior Civilian Service Medal

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2. Navy Distinguished Public Service Medal

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Reverse (The darkened areas are actually bright polished golden color, they didnt show up well on scan):

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3. Navy Superior Civilian Service Medal.

The Navy Superior Civilian Service Medal is awarded by the Secretary of the Navy for superior civilian service or contributions which have resulted in exceptional benefit to the Navy. The services are of a lesser degree than that required for the Distinguished Civilian Service Medal.

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Haven't seen many if any of the Public Service / Civilian Medals posted on this forum yet. Here is a couple I've added. Another slippery slope I'm afraid :unsure:

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Darrell - A very interesting thread, yes and a slippery slope if you consider all of the agencies in the US Govt that issue medals. We can't forget the Army Civilian Medals and decorations. Here is the link to them at The U.S. Army Institute of Heraldry website. I believe I have the first four service awards at home and will scan them if anyone is interested: http://www.tioh.hqda.pentagon.mil/Civilian...MedalsDecor.htm

Kevin

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Darrell - A very interesting thread, yes and a slippery slope if you consider all of the agencies in the US Govt that issue medals. We can't forget the Army Civilian Medals and decorations. Here is the link to them at The U.S. Army Institute of Heraldry website. I believe I have the first four service awards at home and will scan them if anyone is interested: http://www.tioh.hqda.pentagon.mil/Civilian...MedalsDecor.htm

Kevin

Hi Kevin,

If you have 'em .. post 'em .... I am expecting another 10 or so in a week or two. It will finish off the NAVY as well as add to some Army as well. :beer:

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Army Civilian Superior Service Medal -

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Army Civilian Superior Service Medal with Mini Medal -

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My Father-in-Law's:

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Award plaque. I also have some of the prototype proximity fuses he helped design!

Thanks for looking.

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Hi Kevin,

Nice ones. These Civilian / Public Service Medals are very underappreciated, but some of the designs are even better than the valour awards :beer:

Ralph,

Interesting badge. You dont see these every day ...

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Here are a few more that arrived today:

The Armed Forces Civilian Service Medal is awarded to civilian employees who support designated military operations.

This decoration was authorized in 1999.

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The Army Distinguished Civilian Service Medal is awarded by the Secretary of the Army to private citizens, government officials and technical personnel who serve the US Army as advisors or consultants, and who have rendered distinguished service or made substantial contributions to the Army's mission.

This decoration was authorized in 1956.

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The Army Civilian Exceptional Service Medal is awarded to United States Army civilian employees who have rendered exceptional services to the Department of the Army. It can be awarded for an act of heroism, involving risk of life, in direct benefit to the government and its personnel. If awarded for heroism, the word "Bravery" appears on the reverse of the medal.

This decoration was authorized in 1960.

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