Medal is bronze with a diameter of 1 3/8". Obverse shows a female winged figure, symbolizing Victory. In her left hand is a shield, and in her right hand a short sword, pointing down. The wings extend to the edge of the medal and her head is surrounded by a crown of rays. The reverse has a shield in the center representing the coat of the United States. At the base of the medal, completing the circle, are six stars. The ribbon has a double rainbow pattern, a dark red center, flanked by blending colors of orange, yellow, green, purple and blue. There are five battle clasps on the ribbon.