Military Service Medal (South Vietnam)

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Military Service Medal
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Military Service Medal - Fifth class
Awarded by  South Vietnam
EligibilityOfficers, NCOs, and soldiers
Awarded forCompleted a prescribed service time and displayed good conduct and high working spirit
StatusNo longer awarded
EstablishedMay 12, 1964[1]
First awarded1964
Last awarded1974
Next (higher)Vietnam Campaign Medal[1]
Next (lower)Air Service Medal[1]
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First class ribbon
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Second class ribbon
Vietnam Military Service Medal ribbon-Third Class.svg
Third class ribbon
Vietnam Military Service Medal ribbon-Fourth Class.svg
Fourth class ribbon
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Fifth class ribbon

The Military Service Medal (Vietnamese: Quân-Vụ Bội-Tinh) was a military decoration of South Vietnam. Established in 1964, the medal recognized the completion of a prescribed service time, the displayment of good conduct, and the high working spirit in service.[1]

The Military Service Medal has five different grades and some of them contains small leaf device, starting from the fourth ranks and up.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d e HUY CHUONG AN THUONG TRONG QUAN-LU'C VlET-NAM CONG-HOA (Medals and Decorations of the Republic of Vietnam Armed Forces). Government of the Republic of Vietnam. 1967. Retrieved 30 August 2016.