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Lone Star Distinguished Service Medal

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Type  Service decoration
Status  Currently awarded
Awarded for  Service
Next (higher)  Texas Medal of Valor
Lone Star Distinguished Service Medal
Eligibility  Awarded to members of the Texas Military Forces
Description  The neck ribbon is red with a white star. The medal consists of a gold star below a blue bar with he word "Texas" in gold. In the center of the star, between olive and live oak branches is a blue circle with the word "Service" in gold.

The Lone Star Distinguished Service Medal is an award within the Texas Military Forces, within the United States Armed Forces. It is the fourth highest of the military decoration that may be awarded to a member of the Texas Military Forces after the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor, the Lone Star Medal of Valor and the Texas Purple Heart Medal.

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Eligibility

The Lone Star Distinguished Service Medal may be awarded to members of the Texas Military Forces or another officially organized state militia.

Use

The Lone Star Distinguished Service Medal is awarded to any member of the military forces of Texas, another state, or the United States for exceptionally outstanding achievement or service to the state in performance of a duty of great responsibility while serving with the state military forces.

References

Lone Star Distinguished Service Medal Wikipedia


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