Was an Armed Forces Service Medal awarded for Desert Storm?

Was an 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.

What medals and ribbons were awarded for Desert Storm?

The Queen’s Gallantry Medal.

  • The Military Medal (MM)
  • The Distinguished Service Cross (UK)
  • The Distinguished Conduct Medal.
  • The Distinguished Flying Cross and Medal.
  • Australian Active Service Medal.
  • The Medal for the Liberation of Kuwait (Canada)
  • The Medal for the Liberation of Kuwait (Bahrain)
  • Is the Southwest Asia Service Medal a combat medal?

    The Southwest Asia Service Medal (SASM or SWASM) is a military award of the United States Armed Forces which was created by order of President George H.W….

    Southwest Asia Service Medal
    Status Not currently awarded
    Established EO 12754, March 12, 1991, as amended

    Was Desert Storm a campaign badge?

    The Texas Desert Shield-Desert Storm Campaign Medal is the third highest campaign/service award that may be issued to a service member of the Texas Military Forces. The ribbon drape is of blue, white, red, khaki and brown stripes.

    Is a Desert Storm veteran a protected veteran?

    More than 650,000 Servicemembers served in Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm from August 2, 1990 to July 31, 1991. For VA benefits eligibility purposes, the Gulf War period is still in effect, meaning that anyone who served on active duty from August 2, 1990 to present is considered a Gulf War Veteran.

    Who is considered a Desert Storm veteran?

    Can I wear my Gulf War medals?

    Recipients of the Gulf Medal were also entitled to the Kuwaiti Liberation Medal and the Saudi Liberation of Kuwait Medal, awarded to all allied personnel involved in the liberation of Kuwait. British service personnel were granted permission to accept these, but not to wear them in uniform.

    Is there a Gulf War ribbon?

    The Gulf War Medal was a campaign medal approved in 1992, for issue to officers and men of British forces who served in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia during Operation Granby (the Liberation of Kuwait) in 1990–91….

    Gulf Medal
    Clasps 2 Aug 1990 16 Jan to 28 Feb 1991
    Established 1992
    Total 61,000+ (including civilians)

    What benefits do Desert Storm veterans get?

    Gulf War Veterans may be eligible for a wide-variety of benefits available to all U.S. military Veterans. VA benefits include disability compensation, pension, education and training, health care, home loans, insurance, vocational rehabilitation and employment, and burial.

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