The United States of America: Antarctica Service Medal

Ribbon: Black edges fading through blue to a white centre.

Instituted: 7 July 1960.

Awarded: To any member of the Armed Forces of the United States, any U.S. Citizen, or any resident alien of the United States who after January 1, 1946 has served or serves on the Antarctic Continent or in support of U.S. operations there.

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