New Zealand General Service Medal 2002 (Iraq 2015)

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New Zealand General Service Medal 2002 (Iraq 2015)
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Obverse and reverse of the medal
Awarded by New Zealand
TypeCampaign medal
EligibilityNew Zealand Defence Force and others serving on a New Zealand Government deployment to build the capacity of the Iraqi Security Forces.
Awarded forService in the land territory, airspace, and territorial sea of the country of Iraq since 4 November 2014.
DescriptionSilver disk, 38mm diameter.
ClaspsNone authorized
Statistics
Established28 July 2016
New Zealand General Service Medal 2002 (Iraq 2015) ribbon.png
Ribbon of the medal

The New Zealand General Service Medal 2002 (Iraq 2015) is a New Zealand campaign medal for service in the land territory, airspace, and territorial sea of the country of Iraq since 4 November 2014.

Criteria[edit]

The New Zealand General Service Medal 2002 (NZGSM 2002) was established by royal warrant to recognize service since 2000.[1] The NZGSM 2002 (Iraq 2015) was authorized by regulation on 28 July 2016. The operational area for award of this medal is defined as the area within the land territory, airspace, and territorial sea of the country of Iraq. Individuals eligible for award of the medal will have served in the operational area since 4 November 2014 as part of or with New Zealand Government deployment for building build the capacity of the Iraqi Security Forces. These eligible individuals will have been members of the New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand police employees, employees or contractors of a government department who are New Zealand citizens or residents, and any others who the Minister of Defence, on the advice of the Chief of Defence Force, determines is eligible for the medal.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "The New Zealand General Service Medal (SR 2002/226)". Parliamentary Counsel Office. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  2. ^ "New Zealand General Service Medal (Iraq 2015) Regulations 2016". Parliamentary Counsel Office. Retrieved 5 August 2016.