|National Defense Service Anodized Large Medal
Any honorable active duty service during the following dates: 1950-54, 1961-74, 1990-95, 2001-TBD. All Services.
Anodized medal, 1 ¼ inches in diameter, an eagle displayed with inverted wings standing on a sword and palm branch, all beneath the inscription "NATIONAL DEFENSE". On the reverse is a shield taken from the Coat of Arms of the United States with an open wreath below it, the right side of oak leaves and the left side of laurel leaves.