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Nuclear deterrence medal approved for total force Airmen

/ Published June 02, 2014

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) -- The Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medal, approved May 27 by Secretary of the Air Force Deborah James, is among several incentives focused on attracting and retaining high-caliber Airmen in the nuclear mission, Air Force Personnel Center officials said May 30.

The medal, intended to recognize Airmen dedicated to national strategic nuclear deterrence objectives, may be awarded to eligible active duty, Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard Airmen.

Eligibility criteria and submission instructions are under review and being finalized by Air Staff, and AFPC personnel specialists and will be available following leadership approval.

For more information about Air Force recognition programs and other personnel issues, visit the myPers website.

(Information courtesy of the Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs)



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