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Australian Active Service Medal 1975+

The Australian Active Service Medal 75+ is a distinguished military honour bestowed for valiant service in warlike operations post-1975. personalise it with clasps for specific missions. recognise bravery and dedication. Read more..

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BN3271
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SKU:BN3271

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SKU:
BN3271

Specifications

Brand Group 1, Brand Group 2, Product Group 2, Product Group 3, Organisation,

Specifications

Brand Group 1:
Brands
Brand Group 2:
Medals of Australia
Product Group 2:
Medals
Product Group 3:
Replica Medals
Organisation:
Australian,Honours & Awards

Description

This medal is always awarded with a clasp. Please add the required clasp to your cart.

The Australian Active Service Medal 75+ is a military decoration awarded to recognize service in prescribed warlike operations since 14 February 1975.

The AASM 75+ is awarded with clasps to denote the prescribed operation and subsequent awards of the medal are in the form of additional clasps.

This medal was awarded with at least one of the following clasps:

  • Balkans
  • Cambodia
  • East Timor
  • ICAT
  • Iraq
  • Iraq 2003
  • Kuwait
  • Middle East
  • Namibia
  • Rwanda
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • Vietnam 1975

Design

The medal is nickel-silver. The obverse has a Federation Star surrounded by a wreath of wattle. The reverse has the words "For Active Service", surrounded by a wreath.

Ribbon

The ribbon has a central thin red stripe flanked by lines of green, a thin yellow stripe, with dark green on the outside bordered by dark brown.

Unmounted Medals

If you order your medal unmounted, the medal and ribbon will be supplied as separate components. Miniature medals will be supplied with 15cm of ribbon and full size medals will be supplied with 30cm of ribbon.

Australian Active Service Medal 1975+ Full Size Court Mounted

The court mounting of medals involves securing medals to a stiff backing board, along with the placement of a brooch fitting on the board. This ensures that the medals remain firmly in place and do not shift or move about while being worn.

It is mandatory for active members of the Australian Defence Force to have their medals court mounted, as it is considered the appropriate method of presenting military honours in a professional and respectful manner. By doing so, the medals are given proper recognition and are displayed in a neat and organized fashion.

Australian Active Service Medal 1975+ Full Size Swing Mounted

The swing mounting of medals refers to the attachment of a medal to a ribbon that is allowed to hang freely from a brooch, which in turn is affixed to a uniform or clothing. This mounting style was commonly used for medals from the Boer War up to and including World War II, although there are no fixed guidelines or regulations regarding its use.

Australian Active Service Medal 1975+ Miniature Court Mounted

Miniature Court Mounted medals are mounted using the same method as Full size medals, yet they are typically worn to ceremonies were wearing full size medals would be impractical. These medals are commonly worn to all ceremonies that take place after 6 pm such as dinners.

Australian Active Service Medal 1975+ Miniature Swing Mounted

Miniature Swing Mounted medals are mounted using the same method as Full size medals, yet they are typically worn to ceremonies were wearing full size medals would be impractical. These medals are commonly worn to all ceremonies that take place after 6 pm such as dinners.

Australian Active Service Medal 1975+ Ribbon Bar

A ribbon bar is a small, rectangular display of ribbons worn on military uniforms to represent various honours and awards earned by the wearer. These ribbons are arranged in a specific order and are attached to a backing, which is then attached to the uniform. Ribbon bars are a compact and convenient way for military personnel to display their achievements and are often used in situations where a full-sized medal or award would be impractical.