Date Authorized: November 21st, 1941
Ribbon Identification Colors: blue; red; white; black
Visual Description (Ribbon):
Thinner stripes are outskirts made up of blue-to-red, then thicker white stripe leading up to the thickest stripe being black at center; the edges follow the same stripe pattern emanating from the center black stripe.
Visual Description (Medal):
Rounded bronze medal; General John J. Pershing profile depicted with the figure looking left; above image are four stars signifying the grade of Commanding General of the Field Forces; the words "General John J. Pershing" are to the lower left of the figure; to the right of the figure is a laurel wreath split by a sword; on the wreath are the dates "1918" and "1923"; REVERSE: American Eagle with outstretched wings perched on Castle Ehrenbreitstein; three stars are found under the eagle/castle image; encircling the entire scene are the words "U.S. Army of Occupation of Germany".
Awarded to service personnel having servedin Germany or Austria-Hungary between the dates Novermber 12th, 1918 and July 11th, 1923.