Army Commendation Medal

Army Commendation Medal
Army Commendation Medal

(Army or Attached Services)

For heroism, meritorious achievement or meritorious service.

Authorized in 1945, the Army Commendation Medal (earlier the "Commendation Ribbon") is awarded by the Army to its soldiers or members of other Armed Forces serving with the Army, who distinguish themselves by heroic action, outstanding achievement, or meritorious service.