Established on July 29, 1943, the Women’s Army Corps Service Medal honors female Army personnel who carried out service with the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps during World War II. Eligible dates of service are between July 10, 1942 and August 31, 1943 (Army Auxiliary Corps) or between September 1, 1943 and September 2, 1945 (Women's Army Corps). The award has since been discontinued.
The medal features Pallas Athena, helmeted and in profile with a sword and oak leaves behind her head; the image is encircled by an inscription reading “WOMEN’S ARMY CORPS.” The reverse is decorated with stars and features an eagle bearing a scroll that reads “FOR SERVICE IN THE WOMEN’S ARMY AUXILIARY CORPS” with the years “1942-1943” appearing on the bottom of the medal. The ribbon is green with yellow edging.