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   Good Conduct Medal - Marine Corps
Service: Marine Corps
Instituted: 1896
Authorized: DOD 1348-33-M
Issuing Country: ( US ) - UNITED STATES
Good Conduct Medal - Marine Corps
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  1. Established by the Secretary of the Navy, July 20, 1896.
  2. Awarded on a selective basis to recognize 3 years of continuous active duty to enlisted Service members in the Regular U.S. Marine Corps or U.S. Marine Corps Reserve to recognize good behavior and faithful service in the U.S. Marine Corps.
  3. A bronze star shall be worn on the suspension and service ribbon of the Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal for subsequent awards of the medal.