UN Medals: UNSSM

UNITED NATIONS SPECIAL SERVICES MEDAL



Undisplayed Graphic This medal was established in June 1995 to recognize those military personnel and civilian police serving the United Nations in capacities other than established peace-keeping missions and United Nations Headquarters. The qualifying period is 90 days of service.

The colour combination consists of a large blue stripe framed between two white stripes. In order to identify the theater in which the personnel will have earned the medal, a bar is added with the name of the country or the United Nations organization (UNHCR, UNSCOM, etc).


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(Effective 16 June 1997)