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Australian Service Medal 75+

The 75+ Australian Service Medal is a distinguished military award that recognises the unwavering dedication and service of individuals who have participated in non-combat operations since 1975. Read more..

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SKU:BN3227

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SKU:
BN3227

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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 Service Medal 1975 is a military decoration awarded to members of the Australian Defence Force to recognize non-warlike service in prescribed peacekeeping and humanitarian operations since February 14, 1975. This medal honors the commitment and dedication of military personnel who have served in various non-combat missions around the world.

Design

The medal is made of nickel-silver and features a design of the meridians of longitude overlayed with the Australian Coat of Arms, surmounted with the Defence Force Joint Service emblem. On the reverse is the Federation Star, engraved with the words "FOR SERVICE". The Star is surrounded by mimosa blossoms.

Ribbon

The ribbon features a central brown stripe, flanked with various shades of green growing lighter towards the edges of the ribbon, and two gold stripes. These colours represent the Australian bush, and its earth.

Clasps

The Australian Service Medal 1975 is always awarded with clasps to denote the specific non-warlike operation or area of service. Additional clasps are presented for subsequent awards of the medal. Currently there are 31 possible clasps for this award. Some of these include:

  • Bougainville
  • Cambodia
  • CT/SR
  • Special Ops
  • East Timor
  • SE Asia
  • Timor-Leste
  • Middle East
  • Kashmir
  • Korea
  • Sinai
  • Solomon Is
  • Solomon Is II
  • Somalia
  • S. Pacific 2006
  • South Sudan
  • Sudan
  • Haiti
  • Kuwait
  • Iraq

The Australian Service Medal 1975 commemorates the commitment and dedication of the Australian Defence Force personnel who have served in non-warlike operations since 1975, reflecting the nation's gratitude for their service in peacekeeping and humanitarian missions.

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 Service Medal 75+ 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 Service Medal 75+ 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 Service Medal 75+ 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 Service Medal 75+ 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 Service Medal 75+ 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.

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