1. Careers

Your suggestion is on its way!

An email with a link to:

http://usmilitary.about.com/library/milinfo/afmedals/blrokwsm.htm

was emailed to:

Thanks for sharing About.com with others!

Air Force Medals and Ribbons


Republic of Korea War Service Medal


Republic of Korea War Service Medal: On 20 August 1999, the Secretary of Defense approved the acceptance and wear of the Republic of Korea War Service Medal (ROKWSM) in recognition of the sacrifices of United States veterans of the Korean War. To receive the ROKWSM, military veterans must have served in the country of Korea, its territorial waters, or airspace within the inclusive period of 25 June 1950 - 27 July 1953. Service must have been performed while on permanent assignment in Korea, or while on temporary duty in Korea for 30 consecutive days or 60 nonconsecutive days, or while as a crewmember of aircraft in aerial flight over Korea participating in actual combat operations, or in support of combat operations. Note: Veterans who served in Japan, Guam, Okinawa, or the Philippines are not eligible.

Graphics & Information Courtesy of United States Air Force

Menu

Subscribe to the Newsletter
Name
Email

 

You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

Discuss in my forum

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.