The Armed Forces Service Medal is provided to employees for movements wherein no foreign armed competition or imminent hazard of adversarial motion changed into encountered, in operations in a place determined through the Department of Defense (DOF).
A member of the Armed Services to be awarded the medal ought to have served as a member of a unit participating for one or more days within the operation with the particular area of eligibility. Other employees to be provided the medal need to had been engaged in direct assist for 30 consecutive days inside the location of eligibility (or for the total period while an operation is much less than 30 days length) or for 60 nonconsecutive days provided this guide involves coming into the place of eligibility or have participated as a often assigned crew member of an aircraft flying into, out of, inside, or over the place of eligibility in help of the operation.
The following U.S. navy operations are accredited for award of the AFSM by the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCF):
(1) In operations regarding the former Republic of Yugoslavia from 1 June 1992 to a destiny date. This location includes navy forces deployed in operations Provide Promise, Joint Endeavor, Able Sentry, Deny Flight, Maritime Monitor, Sharp Guard and Joint Guard in the overall land and airspace of the previous Republic of Yugoslavia, the united states of america of Italy (which includes Sicily); and the waters and airspace above that part of the Adriatic Sea that lies north of forty stages North latitude;
(2) In operations: United Nations Missions in Haiti (UNMIH); US Forces Haiti (USFORHAITI) and US Support Group-Haiti (USSPTGP-Haiti) from 1 April 1995 to a date to be decided. This place includes the full land location, sea and air space defined by way of the subsequent coordinates: sixteen-30N/71-40W; 18-00N/seventy one-45W; alongside the Haitian/Dominican Republic Border to 20-00N/seventy one-44W; 21-00N/71W; 21-25N/73-00W; 21-25N/seventy four-00W; 20-00N/74-00W; 19-45N/75-00W; 19-00N/76-00W; sixteen-30N/76-00W; to sixteen-30N/seventy one-40W.`