Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Awarded to all branches of U.S. Armed Forces for non-combat meritorious achievement or service while assigned to a Joint Activity such as Office of the Secretary of Defense, Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Unified or Specified Commands, Joint billets in NATO or NORAD, Defense Agencies, National Defense University, National War College, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Armed Forces Staff College, and the Joint Strategic Target Planning Staff.
- Miniature size, anodized finish
- Bronze and Silver Oak Leaf Cluster are worn to denote additional awards
The Marine Shop reserves the right to request a copy of your DD 214 to verify eligibility to wear this medal. Shipment of this medal may be delayed without proper documentation and/or verification.