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   Distinguished Service Medal - DOT
Service: Coast Guard
Instituted: 1992
Authorized: Dept. of Transportation
Issuing Country: ( US ) - UNITED STATES
Distinguished Service Medal - DOT
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Description:
  1. The Transportation Distinguished Service Medal was established by Executive Order 12824 signed by President George Bush on December 7, 1992, under his authority as Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces.
  2. The Department of Transportation Distinguished Service Medal may be awarded to any member of the Coast Guard who has provided exceptionally meritorious service in a duty of great responsibility while assigned in the Department of Transportation, or in other activities under the responsibility of the Secretary of Transportation, either national or international, as may be assigned by the Secretary.
  3. The Transportation Distinguished Service Medal is worn only by Coast Guard officers. It is worn after the Navy Cross and before the Defense Distinguished Service Medal.
  4. The Transportation Distinguished Service Medal image was graciously sent to us by Margaret Graves Graco Awards Inc
  5. This medal is OBSOLETE.