Military Factory
Military Factory

U.S. Military Service Medals

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 1/5/2015

Like every soldier, every medal has a unique story to tell.


The listing below showcases the various military ribbons/medals awarded to members of the United States military. The colors showcased for each are representative of their real-life counterparts though age/fading may present differences, sometimes making precise identification much more difficult.

There are a total of 57 US Military Medals/Ribbons in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order.

Afghanistan Campaign Medal
Air Force Aerial Achievement Medal
Air Force Airman's Medal
Air Medal
American Campaign Medal
American Defense Service Medal
Antarctica Service Medal
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Army Achievement Medal
Army Commendation Medal
Army Occupation of Germany, World War 1
Army of Cuban Occupation Medal
Army of Cuban Pacification Medal
Army of Occupation of Puerto Rico Medal
Army of Occupation Service Medal, World War 2
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal
Auxiliary Distinguished Service Award (USCG)
Bronze Star Medal
China Campaign Medal
Civil War Campaign Medal
Distinguished Flying Cross
Distinguished Service Cross
Distinguished Service Medal
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Good Conduct Medal (Army)
Guardian Medal, The (USCG)
Indian Campaign Medal
Iraq Campaign Medal
Joint Service Achievement
Joint Service Commendation
Korean Service Medal
Kosovo Campaign Medal
Legion of Merit
Legion of Merit (USCG)
Medal for Humane Action (Berlin Airlift)
Medal of Honor
Meritorious Service Medal
Mexican Border Service Medal
Mexican Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Navy Occupation Service Medal, World War 2
Philippine Campaign Medal
Philippine Congressional Medal
Plaque of Merit (USCG)
Prisoner of War Medal
Purple Heart
Reserve Components Achievement Medal (Army)
Silver Star
Soldier's Medal
Southwest Asia Service Medal
Spanish Campaign Medal (Army)
Spanish War Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Women's Army Corps Service Medal
World War 1 Victory Medal
World War 2 Victory Medal