Established on December 29, 1921, the Second Haitian Campaign Medal honors members of the United States Navy and Marine Corps who carried out service either on shore or asail in Haiti or its surrounding waters. The range of qualifying dates extends from April 1, 1919 and June 15, 1920.
The medal features a body of water with land and a range of mountains on the horizon; a palm tree appears in the foreground on the right. Text reading “HAITIAN CAMPAIGN” appears on the upper portion of the medal as well as the years “1919-1920” on the bottom.The reverse features the image of an eagle perched on an anchor with a draped chain upon which are inscribed the words “FOR SERVICE.” Oak and laurel decorate the lower portion of the medal, and text reads either “UNITED STATES NAVY” or “UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS” as appropriate. The ribbon is navy blue with two vertical red stripes in the center.