Bronze medallion (1 1/4" in diameter) shows on obverse the American bald eagle, with wings raised with tips down, perched on a sword overlaid with a palm branch. On the reverse is the shield taken from the US Coat of Arms. At bottom is an open wreath composed on an oak branch at right and a laurel branch at left, tied together at bottom center. Ribbon has a wide yellow stripe in the center, flanked by narrow stripes of red, white, blue. White with wide red stripes at the edges.