What is a Military Operation?

Introduction A military operation is the coordinated military actions of a state, or a non-state actor, in response to a developing situation. These actions are designed as a military plan to resolve the situation in the state or actor’s favour. Operations may be of a combat or non-combat nature and may be referred to by… Read More

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What is a Service Medal?

Introduction A service medal is an award to individuals who participated in designated wars, campaigns, or expeditions, or who have fulfilled specific service requirements in a creditable manner. Service medals are sometimes also campaign medals. Examples of Service Medals United States Two of the service medals currently issued by the United States Armed Forces are… Read More