• HOME
  • Aircraft & Helicopters
  • Vehicles & Artillery
  • Infantry Weapons
  • Warships & Submarines
  • U.S. Military Pay
  • U.S. Military Ranks
  • Special Forces Information
  • World War 2 Weapons
  • Description of the Kosovo Campaign Medal including award criteria and image for referencing.



    Details of the Kosovo Campaign Medal service medal of the United States military.





    Picture of the Kosovo Campaign Medal medal

    Picture of the Kosovo Campaign Medal ribbon


    Date Authorized: May 3rd, 2000

    Ribbon Colors: blue; red; white


    Description (Ribbon):

    Thick stripe of blue followed by a thin stripe of red; white stripe at center, then thin blue stripe then thick red stripe.


    Description (Medal):

    FRONT: Circular medal of bronze; grain wreath REVERSE: Kosovo Province outline with NATO star below it; both are ringed with the inscription of "In Defense of Humanity".


    Award Criteria:

    Recipients must have served in direct support of the operations as related to the Kosovo Conflict in both offensive or defensive capacities.