Texas Medal of Merit
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|Texas Medal of Merit|
|Awarded by Texas|
|Eligibility||Awarded to members of the Texas Military Forces|
|Description||The ribbon drape is of red, blue and gold stripes. The medal is bronze with a star and crossed olive and live oak leaves and the words "Meritorious Service Texas National Guard" on the obverse. On the reverse is the Coat of Arms of Texas and the words "Texas National Guard" and "For Service."|
|Next (higher)||Texas Outstanding Service Medal|
|Next (lower)||Texas Adjutant General's Individual Award|
Ribbon of the Texas Medal of Merit
The Texas Medal of Merit is an award within the Texas Military Forces, within the United States Armed Forces. It is the sixth highest of the military decoration that may be awarded to a member of the Texas Military Forces.
The Texas Medal of Merit may be awarded to members of the Texas Military Forces or another officially organized state militia.
The Texas Medal of Merit which may be presented to a member of the military forces of Texas, another state, or the United States who performs outstanding service or attains extraordinary achievement in behalf of the state or United States. The Adjutant General shall make rules and regulations pertaining to this award.
- Descriptions of various Texas awards including photos. The excerpts taken from sections of TARNG Reg 672-1, TANG 900-10, TSG Reg 672-1 1, September 1987, [Sect II, 1-8 through 29-5] are indicated by the retention of the regulation chapter and section number
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