Established on November 6, 1942, the European – African – Middle Eastern Campaign Medal (EAME) honors military personnel who carried out service in the European Theater during World War II. Initially awarded as a ribbon, the medal was authorized in July of 1947.
Established on November 6, 1942, the Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal honors United States Military personnel who carried out service during World War II in the Pacific Theater between the years of 1941 and 1945. Initially awarded as a service ribbon, the medal version was approved in 1947 with General Douglas MacArthur as its first recipient.
Established on June 28, 1941, the American Defense Medal honors all personnel who carried out active duty of a term of one year or longer between the dates of September 8, 1939 and December 7, 1941.
Established on November 6, 1942, the American Campaign Medal honors members of the United States Navy, Coast Guard, and Marine Corps who carried out service in designated areas during and following World War II, between the dates of December 7, 1941 and March 2, 1946.