To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide for the award of a military service medal to members of the Armed Forces who served honorably during the Cold War, and for other purposes.

Introduced in House
Cold War Service Medal Act

This bill authorizes the military department concerned to issue the Cold War
Service Medal to members of the Armed Forces who: (1) served on active duty for
at least 24 consecutive months during the Cold War (September 2, 1945, through
December 26, 1991), (2) were deployed outside the continental United States for
at least 30 days during such period, (3) were members of a reserve component of
the Armed Forces and were called or ordered to active duty to participate in
exercises or operations directly related to the Cold War, or (4) performed other
Cold War service as DOD may prescribe. Any such person who is already discharged
or released from the Armed Forces shall be eligible only if the discharge or
release was under honorable conditions.



  • Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.

    Apr 5th, 2017
  • Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.

    Mar 7th, 2017
  • Introduced in House

    Mar 7th, 2017
  • Introduced in House

    Mar 7th, 2017