The Armed Forces Service Medal (AFSM) is a military award of the United States military which was created on January 11, 1996 by President Bill Clinton under Executive Order 12985. The medal is a theater service award which is presented to those service members who engage in "significant activity" for which no other campaign or service medal is authorized.
The Armed Forces Service Medal (AFSM) is an award of the U.S. military and was established on January 11th, 1996. The AFSM is given to personnel who partake in "significant activity" for which no other service or campaign medal is accredited. The term "significant activity" is determined by theater commanders and is usually deemed to be participation in a U.S. military operation considered to hold a high degree of scope, impact, and international significance.
Army SSG. Michael H. Ollis, 24, of Staten Island, New York. Died August 28, 2013, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light), Fort Drum, New York.. Died in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when his unit and other NATO forces came under attack by insurgents using IEDs, small-arms, and indirect fire. RECIPIENT OF SILVER STAR & ARMED FORCES GOLD MEDAL OF POLAND FOR…
Charlton Heston-Army Air Forces-WW2-1944-radio operator and aerial gunner aboard a B-25 Mitchell/Co. F 2nd Batt 1966-Vietnam/for 6 years he held the nations highest security clearance because he narrated highly classified military films/He received the Presidential Medal of Freedom Actor