H.R.1968 - Cold War Service Medal Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Israel, Steve [D-NY-2] (Introduced 05/24/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||06/24/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1968 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/24/2011)
Cold War Service Medal Act of 2011 - 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 (DOD) may prescribe.
Expresses the sense of Congress that the Secretary should expedite the design of the Medal as well its issuance to eligible members.