The Michigan National Guard Broadsword Service Medal honors Michigan National Guard members who carry out three years of honorable service.
The Michigan National Guard is composed of the Michigan Army National Guard and the Michigan Air National Guard. The Army component is based in Lansing and traces its origins back to militia group in 1803; it currently maintains 60 armories. The Air component, also based in Lansing, originated in 1917 with the 107th Aero Squadron and currently consists of the 110th Attack Wing and the 127th Wing.
The ribbon is dark blue with no additional decoration.
Additional awards may be indicated by oak leaf clusters.