Conspicuous Service Cross (New York)

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Conspicuous Service Cross
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Country  United States of America
Next (higher) Defense of Liberty Medal
Next (lower) New York Medal for Merit
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The Conspicuous Service Cross is a decoration for military service awarded by the State of New York. The general criteria for the New York State Conspicuous Service Cross require an individual to be: 1. A current New York State citizen or 2. A New York State citizen while serving on federal active duty AND 3. A current or former full-time military person serving in the Armed Forces of the United States for purposes other than training since 1917; Active Guard/Reserve AGR excepted AND 4. Currently serving under honorable conditions or honorably discharged from active duty AND 5. A recipient of at least one of the following decorations:

The Conspicuous Service Cross is also awarded to those members of the New York Organised Militia who were prisoners of war, served at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, directly participated in the Invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944, or have been declared by the Department of Defense as killed or missing in action. It may also be awarded for conspicuous service to the State of New York.