Australia: Australian Service Medal

Ribbon: Black centre stripe edged green, with narrow yellow edge stripes and pale green edges.

Instituted: 13 September 1988.

Awarded: For service in peacekeeping but non-warlike operations.

Note that service with UN and other multinational groups may also attract awards of medals from that group.

Obverse

Sketch of reverse

Bars

UGANDA: Service with the Commonwealth Military Training Team Uganda (CMTTU) SINAI: Service with the Multinational Force and Observers in the Sinai (MFFO) MIDDLE EAST: Service with the United Nations Truce Supervision Organisation (UNTSO)
MIDDLE EAST: Service with the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) MIDDLE EAST: Service with the second United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF II) MIDDLE EAST: Service with the United Nations Interim Force Lebanon (UNIFIL)
KASHMIR: Service with the United Nations Military Observers Group India/Pakistan (UNMOGIP) PESHAWAR: Service with the United Nations Mine Clearance Training Team (UNMCTT) IRAN-IRAQ: Service with the United Nations Iran-Iraq Military Observers Group (UNIIMOG)
NAMIBIA: Authorised 3 July 1989 for service with the United Nations Transition Assistance Group (UNTAG). In October 2001, revised to be a bar to the Australian Active Service Medal, for which recipients could exchange this award. VIETNAM 1975: Service with the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) KUWAIT: Service with the Multinational Military Force in the Persian Gulf, 1991 (except 17 January to 28 February - for which the Australian Active Service Medal is awarded).
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