American Campaign Medal facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsAmerican Campaign Medal
American Campaign Medal
|Awarded by Department of War and Department of the Navy|
|Eligibility||U.S. military service in the American Theater for at least 30 days outside the U.S. or 1 year inside the U.S. between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946.|
|First awarded||December 7, 1941|
|Last awarded||March 2, 1946|
|Equivalent||Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal
|Next (lower)||World War II Victory Medal|
Service ribbon and campaign streamer
The medal was seen to recognize those military members who had performed military service in the American Theater of Operations during World War II.
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