Conspicuous Service Cross

Conspicuous Service Cross


The Conspicuous Service Cross is a decoration for military service awarded by the State of New York

CRITERIA
The general criteria for the New York State Conspicuous Service Cross require an individual to be :
• A current New York State Citizen OR
• A NY State Citizen while serving on federal active duty AND
• A current or former full-time military person serving in the Armed Forces of the U.S. or Allied Forces for Purposes other than training since 1917; Active Guard/Reserve “excepted” AND
• Currently serving under honorable conditions or honorably discharged from active duty

An individual must be the recipient of at least one of the following :
• Medal of Honor
• Distinguished Service Cross
• Navy Cross
• Air Force Cross
• Defense Distinguished Service Medal
• Distinguished Service Medal (Army, Navy, USMC, Air Force, Coast Guard)
• Silver Star
• Defense Superior Service Medal
• Legion of Merit
• Distinguished Flying Cross
• Soldier's Medal
• Navy and Marine Corps Medal
• Airman's Medal
• Coast Guard Medal
• Bronze Star
• Purple Heart
• Defense Meritorious Service Medal
• Meritorious Service Medal
• Air Medal

The Conspicuous Service Cross is also awarded to those members of the New York Organised Militia
* who were POW (Prisoners Of War),
* Served at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941**,
* Directly participated in the Invasion of Normandy, June 6, 1944,
* Or have been declared by the Department of Defense as KIA or MIA(Killed In Action - Missing In Action)

** Acceptable documentation for veterans who served at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, is a certifief copy of the application form for the,i> Pearl Harbor Commemorative Medal or the pearl Harbor Survivors Association, including membership card

All above qualifying awards must have been earned while serving on federal active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States

Ribbon: For each succeeding award a medal device (Cross) will be attached to the suspension ribbon or ribbon bar.
- Silver: represents 1 additional award
- Gold: represents 5 adiitional awards

Source:
dmna.ny.gov
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conspicuous_Service_Cross_(New_York)

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