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This is one America's most beautiful decoration which is also awarded for Gallantry in combat with V device. The Joint Service Commendation Medal is awarded by the Secretary of Defense, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and other Department of Defense agencies or joint activities to members of the Armed Forces who distinguish themselves by meritorious achievement or service after January 1, 1965. Members of all services are eligible. This decoration was authorized in June 1963.
V FOR VALOR DEVICE is only awarded and attached to the ribbon for direct participation in combat action, gallantry in the face of the enemy.
THIRD AWARD OAK LEAVES CLUSTER which denotes a third subsequent award of this personal decoration having been awarded.