Honoring Our Nation's Veterans

November 2006
Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;11/10/2006, Vol. 76 Issue 10, p2
The article offers information on some of the medals that are presented to U.S. veterans for their military service. The World War II Victory medal is awarded for service in World War II between 1941 and 1946. The Vietnam Service medal is awarded for service in the Vietnam War between 1965 and 1973. The Southwest Asia Service medal is awarded for service in the Persian Gulf conflicts between 1990 and 1995. The Iraq Campaign medal is awarded for service in the Operation Iraqi freedom after 2003.


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