General Information

Decoration for Distinguished Civilian Service

The Decoration for Distinguished Civilian Service consists of a gold medal, lapel button, and citation certificate. The Secretary of the Army awards this decoration to those who provide distinguished service that makes a substantial contribution to the accomplishment of the Army's missions. These include any individual (except Army civilian employees who are eligible for Army honorary awards, military personnel, or Army contractors), Federal Government officials at the policy development level, and technical personnel who serve the Army in an advisory capacity or as consultants.



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