Texas Medal of Merit

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Texas Medal of Merit
Texas Medal of Merit..svg
Awarded by Texas
Type Service decoration
Eligibility Awarded to members of the Texas Military Forces
Awarded for Service
Status Currently awarded
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
Texas Medal of Merit Ribbon.svg
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.[1]

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