NPFC - DOD D 1348.19
Award of Medals, Trophies, Badges, and Similar Honors in Recognition of Accomplishments
|Publication Date:||3 February 2014|
PURPOSE. This instruction reissues DoD Directive 1348.19 (Reference (a)) as a DoD instruction in accordance with the authority in DoD Directive 5124.02 (Reference (b)) and implements section 1125 of Title 10, United States Code (Reference (c)) to establish policy, assign responsibilities, and prescribe procedures for awarding medals, trophies, badges, and similar honors to members, units, or agencies of the Military Services and DoD units for excellence in accomplishments or Service-related competitions.
APPLICABILITY. This instruction applies to OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the DoD (referred to collectively in this instruction as the "DoD Components").