Texas Outstanding Service Medal
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|Texas Outstanding Service Medal|
|Awarded by Texas|
|Eligibility||Awarded to members of the Texas Military Forces|
|Description||The ribbon drape is of gold and silver stripes. The medal is bronze with the Coat of Arms of Texas and the words "For Service" and "State Military Force" on the obverse. On the reverse is the outline map of the state of Texas with the words "Outstanding Service Medal Texas."|
|Next (higher)||Lone Star Distinguished Service Medal|
|Next (lower)||Texas Medal of Merit|
Ribbon of the Texas Outstanding Service Medal
The Texas Outstanding Service Medal is an award within the Texas Military Forces, within the United States Armed Forces. It is the fifth highest of the military decoration that may be awarded to a member of the Texas Military Forces.
The Texas Outstanding Service Medal may be awarded to members of the Texas Military Forces or another officially organized state militia.
The Texas Outstanding Service Medal may be presented to a member of the military forces of this state, another state, or the United States who has performed service in a superior and clearly outstanding manner. 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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