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    Commendation for Distinguished Service

    Commendation for Distinguished Service: Instituted in 1991, the commendation is awarded for the distinguished performance of duty. The device insignia is a central nickel Federation Star mounted on a row of flames tapering towards each side. The insignia is worn on an ochre riband, 32mm wide.
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    Commendation for Gallantry

    Commendation for Gallantry: Instituted in 1991. the commendation insignia is a silver gilt (gold) row of flames tapering towards each side, with a Federation Star superimposed in the centre, on a plain orange riband, 32mm wide. The Commendation for Gallantry is a civilian award for acts considered to be of lesser magnitude than would merit the Star or Medal of Gallantry being awarded.
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    Distinguished Service Cross 1991

    The Australian Distinguished Service Cross: Recipients are entitled to the postnominal letters DSC. So far only two awards have been made (November 1993) to senior Army officers commanding Australian forces assisting the UN peace-keeping operations in Somalia. The riband is ochre-red, flanked by silver blue bands. The obverse is a modified Maltese cross with a seven pointed Federation Star at the centre and flames in the interstices. It is ensigned with a St Edward Crown affixed to a plain supension bar. The reverse is plain but for a horizontal panel giving details of the award.We don't 'nickel and dime' you by supplying scant, unusable riband lengths, or worse, making riband a hidden-in-the-fine-print optional extra - every medal comes with 250mm of riband (full size) and 150mm (miniature). Ample for a complete professional court mount.
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    Star of Gallantry

    Australian Star of Gallantry: Instituted on 15 January 1991 for acts of great heroism or conspicuous gallantry in action in circumstances of great peril. Post-nominal letters: SG.

    We don't 'nickel and dime' you by supplying scant, unusable riband lengths, or worse, making riband a hidden-in-the-fine-print optional extra - every medal comes with 250mm of riband (full size) and 150mm (miniature). Ample for a complete professional court mount.
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    Conspicuous Service Cross

    Australian Conspicuous Service Cross: For outstanding devotion to duty, or outstanding achievement in the application of exceptional skills, judgement or dedication, in non-warlike situations. The Conspicuous Service Decorations were established in 1989 to recognise outstanding or meritorious achievement or devotion to duty in non-warlike situations by members of the Australian Defence Force and certain other persons.
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    Distinguished Flying Medal

    The Distinguished Flying Medal: The DFM was instituted together with the DFC in 1918, and was awarded to NCOs and men for bravery whilst flying on operations against the enemy. All DFMs were named with the recipient's details around the rim of the medal. The World War One medals had the details impressed. The Second World War DFMs had the details engraved. During World War I, approximately 105 DFMs were awarded, with 2 first award bars. During World War II, approximately 6,000 DFMs were awarded, with 60 first award bars and 2 second award bars. All the DFM awards are listed in the London Gazette. A few of the First World War entries have a citation. The majority of Second World War DFM awards have citations. Following the 1993 review this medal has been replaced by the Distinguished Force Cross, which is now available to all ranks.
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    Star of Courage

    Australian Star of Courage: For acts of conspicuous courage in circumstances of peril. It may be awarded posthumously. A silver seven pointed star, the surface of which is covered with many overlapping points, with superimposed Arms of the Commonwealth of Australia in the centre. The crown of St Edward forms a link to the riband suspender bar, on which is written 'FOR COURAGE'. Ribbon: Blood red with a magenta central stripe. A miniature star is attached to the riband when worn alone. A subsequent award is indicated by a bar having at its centre a representation of the Star. Instituted: 14 February 1975. Post-nominal letters: SC.

    We don't 'nickel and dime' you by supplying scant, unusable riband lengths, or worse, making riband a hidden-in-the-fine-print optional extra - every medal comes with 250mm of riband (full size) and 150mm (miniature). Ample for a complete professional court mount.
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    Air Force Medal

    The AFM was instituted, with the AFC, in June 1918, and was awarded to NCOs and men for courage or devotion to duty whilst flying, though not in active operations against the enemy. All AFMs are name: large capitals during World War One or engraved during World War Two. Approximately 120 AFMs and 2 bars were issued during World War One, and 259 AFMs issued during World War Two. Following the 1993 review this medal has been replaced by the Air Force Cross, which is now available to all ranks.
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    Air Force Cross

    Air Force Cross: The AFC was instituted in June 1918 as an award to officers and warrant officers for courage or devotion to duty while flying, though not in active operations against the enemy. It was not officially named (as other officer's medals). During World War I, approximately 680 were awarded. During World War II, approximately 2,000. Generally there are no citations in the London Gazette, although there can be indications of the nature of the recipient's service which lead to the AFC being awarded. Since 1993, this medal can be awarded to all qualifying ranks.
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    George Medal

    Awarded for acts of bravery where the services were not so outstanding as to to merit the George Cross. Though primarily a civilian award, it has also been given to service personnel for heroism not in the face of the enemy. The circular silver medal is 1.42 inches in diameter. Bars: The silver, slip-on bar is laurelled and is awarded for a further act of bravery. Obverse: The obverse shows a crowned effigy of the reigning monarch and a legend: King George VI (a) GEORGEIVS VID: G: BR: OMN: REX ET INDIAE IMP: (1940-1949) (b) GEORGIVS VI DEI GRA BRITT: OMN REX FID: + (1949-1952). Queen Elizabeth II (a) ELIZABETH II D: G: BR: OMN: REGINA F: D: (1952-1959) (b) ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA F: D: (1959-1964) Reverse: The reverse shows St. George on horseback slaying the Dragon with the legend THE GEORGE MEDAL around the top edge of the medal. (modelled by George Kruger Gray, after the bookplate by Stephen Gooden for the Royal Library, Windsor). A single-toe scroll claw at the top of the medal has a hollow ball through which a larger silver ring passes. The crimson ribbon is 1.25 inches wide, with five equally spaced thin blue stripes. The George Medal was established on 24 September 1940.
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    Military Cross MC

    Military Cross: Instituted in December 1914 and originally intended for lower ranking Army officers (Captain or less) and Warrant Officers for 'distinguished and meritorious services'. The award carries the post-nominal initials MC. In 1916 the award was extended to similar ranks of the Navy and Air Force but only for World War 1. Subsequently in 1931 the Cross was extended to lower ranked Air Force Officers for actions on the ground. In 1920 the reason for the award was changed to be for 'distinguished services in action'. In 1953 the ceiling rank for availability was extended to Majors and to all ranks in 1993 with the discontinuation of the other ranks counter part the Military Medal. The ribbon is of three equal stripes of white, rich purple and white. Australians figure prominently among recipients, particularly from World War 1, with 2,403 awards, 170 first Bars and 4 second Bars. In total between 1901 and 1972, Australians were awarded 2,930 Military Crosses, with 188 first Bars and 4 second Bars.
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    Distinguished Conduct Medal DCM

    Distinguished Conduct Medal: Created in 1854, discontinued in 1993. Awarded to non-commissioned officers and other ranks of the Army for 'distinguished conduct in action in the field'. From 1942 members of the Navy and the Air Force were eligible for service on the ground. The ribbon is of crimson with a dark blue central stripe about one-third of the width of the ribbon. The last award to an Australian was made in 1972 arising from the Vietnam War. Since the Boer War, the Medal has been awarded to 2071 members of the Army and 3 members of the Air Force. Thirty first Bars have been awarded, all to members of the Army. The majority of the Bars came from incidents in the First World War.
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