The NATO Medal with Yugoslavia Bar honors military members and civilians who carried out service in NATO’s action in the Bosnian and Yugoslav Wars, beginning in February of 1992 and including Operation Joint Endeavor.
Awards of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) honor the members of international militaries who carry out service on NATO’s behalf. Established in 1949 through the North Atlantic Treaty, NATO is a group of allied international military forces committed to supporting one another in the event of conflict.
The medal features a compass rose framed by a wreath of laurels. The ribbon is dark blue with a thin vertical white stripe toward each edge.