S.2743 - Cold War Service Medal Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Snowe, Olympia J. [R-ME] (Introduced 11/05/2009)|
|Committees:||Senate - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 11/05/2009 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2743 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (11/05/2009)
Cold War Service Medal Act of 2009 - Authorizes the Secretary of the military department concerned to issue the Cold War Service Medal to members of the Armed Forces who were discharged or released under honorable conditions after having: (1) served on active duty for at least 24 consecutive months during the Cold War (September 2, 1945, through December 26, 1991); (2) deployed outside the continental United States for at least 30 days during such period; or (3) performed other Cold War service as the Secretary of Defense may prescribe.
Expresses the sense of Congress that the Secretary should expedite the design of the Medal as well its issuance to eligible members.