Officials introduce war on terrorism medals
- Around the Services. Valceanu, John // Soldiers;Feb2000, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p33
Presents update on the United States Department of Defense as of February 2000. Number of Medal of Honor recipients who attended the dedication of the Medal of Honor Memorial at Riverside National Cemetery on November 1999; Description on the sensors installed at a hospital built by the US Army...
- Private Shea's medal. // Medal News;Sep2014, Vol. 52 Issue 8, p38
The article features the Private Shea medal which bears the nickname, the Slashers, and is produced for Regiment of Foot. The plight of soldiers with regards to their complains on field rations and the monotony of the same diet is mentioned. Also, it explores the morale of a soldier and their...
- President Authorizes Two New Medals for War on Terrorism. // Marines;Apr-Jun2004, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p47
The article reports that a presidential executive order dated March 12 authorizes the U.S. Department of Defense to create two new military medals for service in the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT). The GWOT Expeditionary Medal will recognize service members who participated in an expedition to...
- 'For wounds receivedâ€¦'. Borch, Fred L. // Military History;Sep2006, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p44
The article highlights the history of the Purple Heart, the oldest military medal in the U.S. The Purple Heart is unique for several reasons. When it was resurrected in 1932 as a medal for meritorious service, General Douglas MacArthur and the U.S. Army never contemplated that it would be...
- Distinguished Drone Warfare. Mangu-Ward, Katherine // Reason;Jun2013, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p72
The article offers information on Distinguished Warfare Medal launched by the U.S. Department of Defense in February 2013.
- Coy-Ban Repeal Won't Affect Chaplains, Pentagon Says. // Church & State;Mar2011, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p3
The article reports on the Pentagon's statement implying that there will be no changes in its policies concerning service member exercise of religious beliefs and chaplain corps employed in military departments after the pending repeal of the U.S. military ban on openly gay service members.
- New dollars for quarters. Powers, Mary Buckner // ENR: Engineering News-Record;9/9/96, Vol. 237 Issue 11, p9
Discusses the US Dept. of Defense's (DOD) efforts to upgrade housing for military personnel. Present state of military housing; Number of housing units; Congressional approval of a request for proposals for the private sector; Private development tools provided under the 1996 Defense...
- Saudi Arabia Requests $4 Billion For National Guard Modernization Continuation. // Defense Daily International;6/27/2013, p6
The article informs that Saudi Arabia has requested that in continuation of Saudi National Guard modernization project worth 4 billion dollars, and the project would include equipment and modernization program support, personnel training and training equipment, transportation and repair.
- US army survey targets Gulf War syndrome. Knight, Jonathan // Nature;1/30/2003, Vol. 421 Issue 6922, p463
Reports on the U.S. Defense Department's efforts to monitor the health of soldiers before and after their deployment in the Middle East. Reasons behind the agency's move; Study of the Gulf War Syndrome.