The Great Hall

UDC Memorial Building & Business Office

The Caroline Meriwether Goodlett Library

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UDC Business Office, 328 North Blvd., Richmond, VA 23220-4009
Phone:804-355-1636 Fax:804-353-1396
 

 

The Cross of Military Service, an outgrowth of the Southern Cross of Honor, is presented to veterans of World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam Conflict and the Global War on Terror who are lineal blood descendants of Confederate military personnel.

World War II Korea Vietnam Global War on Terror Cross
World War II Korea Vietnam Global War on
Terror Cross


The National Defense Medal is presented to veterans who are lineal blood descendants of Confederate military personnel and who served a minimum of 90 days in the Korean War or the Vietnam Conflict but not in country/on land/in airspace/in waters contiguous thereto or in the Persian Gulf War.

The Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal is presented to veterans who are lineal blood descendants of Confederate military personnel and who served a minimum of 90 days in the U.S. Armed Forces with service of at least 30 days in U.S. Military Operations, U.S. Military Operations in Direct Support of United Nations, or U.S. Operations of Assistance for Friendly Foreign Nations after July 1, 1958.

The Pioneer in Space Award is presented to men and women who are lineal blood descendants of Confederate military personnel and who have flown in space.

The Meritorious Service Award is presented to veterans who are collateral descendants of Confederate military personnel and who have given military service to our country in certain timeframes.
 

National Defense Medal
National Defense Medal

Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal

Pioneers in Space Award
Pioneers in Space Award

Meritorious Service Award
Meritorious Service Award


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Responsibilities
Receives, processes, and approves applications and fees for Military Service Awards (Cross of Military Service, National Defense Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Service Medal, and Certificate of Appreciation to Servicemen/women). Plans the bestowal of Military Service Awards and assists the President General in the bestowal ceremony on Welcome and Historical Evening at Annual General Convention.
 



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