Distinguished Intelligence Medal
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|Distinguished Intelligence Medal|
|Awarded by Central Intelligence Agency|
|Country||United States of America|
|Eligibility||Employees of the Central Intelligence Agency|
|Awarded for||"For performance of outstanding services or for achievement of a distinctly exceptional nature in a duty or responsibility, the results of which constitute a major contribution to the mission of the Agency."|
|Next (higher)||Distinguished Intelligence Cross|
|Next (lower)||Intelligence Star|
|Related||National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal|
The Distinguished Intelligence Medal is awarded by the Central Intelligence Agency for performance of outstanding services or for achievement of a distinctly exceptional nature in a duty or responsibility.
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- Dr. William Anderson
- James Jesus Angleton
- Milt Bearden
- Gary Berntsen
- Cofer Black
- Robert G. Brewster
- David W. Carey
- John W. Coffey
- William Colby
- Ryszard Kukliński
- James Critchfield
- Henry Crumpton
- James B. Donovan
- Carl Duckett (twice received)
- Maj. Gen. Michael E. Ennis, USMC
- Fritz Ermarth
- Harry B. Fisher
- Robert Gates
- Clair George (thrice received)
- Burton Gerber
- Willis A. Gibbons
- Sidney Gottlieb
- Gardner Hathaway
- Richard Helms
- Dick Holm
- Lawrence R. Houston
- Clarence Leonard Johnson
- Arthur C. Lundahl
- Richard Kerr
- George Kisevalter
- Ross Newland
- Erik J. Newton
- Edmund H. Nowinski
- James Pavitt
- Paul Redmond
- Winston M. Scott
- Theodore Shackley
- Adm. William O. Studeman, USN
- Harritte Thompson
- William H. Webster
CIA medals are often referred to as "jock strap medals" since they are often awarded secretly (due to the classification level of the respective operation) and cannot be displayed, or on occasion, acknowledged publicly.
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