Accession Number : ADA320306

Title :   Manual of Military Decorations & Awards,

Corporate Author : ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF DEFENSE (FORCE MANAGEMENT AND PERSONNEL) WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Morrall, A.

PDF Url : ADA320306

Report Date : 12 SEP 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 166

Abstract : This Manual explains DoD policies and procedures on awarding Defense decorations and Service awards; nonmilitary decorations; the acceptance of foreign military decorations by members of the Armed Forces of the United States; and the Office of Secretary of Defense Identification Badge (hereafter referred to as the ("OSD Badge"). It describes the various Defense awards; the basis and eligibility requirements for the award; and who is eligible to receive and who is eligible to authorize the award. It tells how to prepare, submit, and process recommendations for Defense decorations and the Joint Meritorious Unit Award (JMUA).

Descriptors :   *MILITARY FORCES(UNITED STATES), *DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, *INSTRUCTIONS, *AWARDS, REQUIREMENTS, POLICIES, MANUALS.

Subject Categories : Information Science
      Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE