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Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal Vietnam Era; Southwest Asia Service Medal; Individuals that are currently serving in an active duty capacity who also served in the Persian Gulf are eligible to apply for the bonus before being discharged from service. operated in airspace above Bosnia, Herzegovina (or other area that the Secretary of Defense considers appropriate) while the operations were in effect. �v����8��O:(q3�K���OCCD�C�z�Ʒehsܺ�[��Y���W�U����a�f��7��tի��|rv�J�,��b�;��w�=�_�tb�?�֭F�X+\H6���f+���"=`p��W��͎u���� ���'z�u�2���H�8C�e�#�0) ���V��5�b��K3ުal���8G�ι0�6�Փ��z�ċ�6y�� �E�7�懲{]�x�+����bt{Y.��jа����Z� Sϼ1����vxo�4lV}D-Uq �w�E�}X˕�X�h��L�����$��W� ;VA endstream endobj 19 0 obj 959 endobj 20 0 obj << /Filter /FlateDecode /Length 19 0 R >> stream As before, Veterans enrolling under the "Combat Veteran" authority may be assigned to Priority Group 6, unless eligible for a higher Priority Group, and may not be charged copays for medication and/or treatment of conditions that are possibly related to their combat service. FORCES SERVICE MEDAL VETERAN • Did you serve on active duty in a U.S. military operation for which an Armed Forces Service Medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985 (61 FR 1209) and were you awarded the Armed Forces Service Medal? Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (AFEM). It protects veterans from discrimination based on their military service. No such thing Answer #2 | 28/02 2015 07:04 WTF is a 'protected veteran'..... What you are, … Protected Veteran status is a Dept. 0000006898 00000 n 3. 0000010382 00000 n Environment Science Service Administration and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The Armed Forces Expeditionary medal ribbon colors are embroidered on the patch. The medal is awarded to members of the U.S. Armed Forces who, after July 1, 1958, participated in U.S. military operations, U.S. operations in direct support of the United Nations, or U.S. operations of assistance for friendly foreign nations. Protected veteran status was established under the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act (VEVRAA) in 1974. 0000009500 00000 n Am I a "protected veteran" if i have an Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal? Active duty in the Armed forces of the United States, Active service in the Public Health Service which is a basis for entitlement to "full military benefits" under the Public Health Service Act of July 1, 1944. Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal Eligibility Requirements (1) Personnel. Coverage applies also to successor organizations, i.e. The Armed Forces Service Medal for participation in a United States military operation deemed to be a significant activity for which there was no threat of encounter of foreign armed opposition or imminent threat of hostile action. 1209). The Department of Defense, not OPM, determines who is entitled to receive a medal, and under what circumstances. Am I a "protected veteran" if i have an Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal? A protected veteran is someone who has served in the military and falls into one of the four typical protected veteran categories that are outlined above. The Medal of Freedom for meritorious achievements or meritorious service to the United States on or after December 7, 1941, in the war against an enemy outside the continental limits of the United States. LOL!!!!! 0000007729 00000 n The table below lists designated U.S. military operations that have been approved for award of the AFEM. 2108 for individuals who served on active duty, under honorable conditions in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign medal has been authorized. Service medals, except the Armed Forces Service Medal (below), do not count. 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Any Armed Forces Expeditionary medal or campaign badge qualifies for preference. The Armed Forces Service Medal (AFSM) is a military award of the United States military that was created on January 11, 1996, by President Bill Clinton under Executive Order 12985.The AFSM is a deployed service medal that is presented to those service members who engage in "significant activity" for which no other U.S. campaign or service medal is authorized. The DD Form 214 does not have to show the name of the theater or country of service for which that medal was awarded. The Armed Forces Expeditionary medal is a campaign medal and should be covered under 'other protected veteran' Like Goose said, why don't you just call the DoL? 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Other Protected Veteran Any other veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military ground, naval, or air service during a war or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized, other than a special disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam era, or recently separated veteran. 33 to recognize “limited service against an opposing force.” Two years later, in 1921, the ribbon was upgraded to the Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal(MCEM). HhVd���\ Pocket Square Heroes® are the world's first award-inspired fashion accessory line designed for veterans, military, police, law-enforcement officers, and firefighters. To qualify for the medal, service members must be bonafide members of a unit participating for one or more days in the operation within the designated areas of eligibility, or meet one or more of the following criteria:. VetGuide Appendix A: Wars, Campaigns and Expeditions of the Armed Forces Since WW II Which Qualify for Veterans Preference. %PDF-1.2 %���� Armed Forces Service medal veteran is defined as a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medial was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985 (61 Fed. This medal is offered in cases where “no other United States service medal is approved” and may be awarded posthumously. Any Armed Forces expeditionary Medal, whether listed here or not, is qualifying for Veterans preference. Veterans’ preference is authorized under 5 U.S.C. 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For all members of the US Armed forces who have served overseas in expeditionary missions. 0000006036 00000 n If a veteran has a campaign or expeditionary medal, then they are considered protected. 0000002385 00000 n USA.gov, The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration The Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal inspired Pocket Square Heroes design. 0000005840 00000 n The Medal of Merit for meritorious service in World War II. 0000001293 00000 n Alexx Pons. PHOTO DETAILS / DOWNLOAD HI-RES 1 of 1. 0000006057 00000 n Tweet. The National Defense Ribbon, … Armed Forces Service Medal Veteran Law and Legal Definition. 0000010361 00000 n B. dem Secretary of the Navy) an die Soldaten verliehen werden. Global War on Terrorism Service Medal for service from September 11, 2001, to date to be determined. The Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal (GWTEM) is included for Veteran’s Preference. On May 8, 1919, the Corps established the “Expeditionary Ribbon” per General Order No. "Wartime veteran" also includes an individual who died in the line of duty in the active military forces, … 0000004940 00000 n ARMED . Survivors Compensation. (Title 38 also governs Veterans' entitlement to benefits administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). This definition separates the two medals in that the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal is normally awarded for combat operations and other combat support missions. 0000002594 00000 n The list below is derived from DoD 1348.33-M, Manual of Military Decorations and Awards. The Navy Expeditionary Medal is a medal created in 1936 for "Landed on foreign territory and engaged in operations against armed opposition, or operated under circumstances which, after full consideration, shall be deemed to merit special recognition and for which service no campaign medal has been awarded." An Armed Forces Service Medal veteran is defined as a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a U.S. military operation for which an Armed Forces Service Medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985, Establishing the Armed Forces Service Medal, Jan. 11, 1996. 1 0 0000003688 00000 n Broadly speaking, the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, commonly knowns as VEVRAA, recognizes protected categories such as: disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, and veterans holding either an active duty wartime or campaign badge, or an Armed Forces service medal. Answer #1 | 28/02 2015 05:52 Protected Vet??? 0000011037 00000 n 0000001838 00000 n If the veteran was awarded a campaign ribbon or was awarded an Armed Forces Service Medal, then he or she would be considered a protected veteran. 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