DESIGN OF COAST GUARD 09 YEARS AND 20 YEARS MEDALS

09 YEARS MEDAL

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20 YEARS MEDAL

 

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           THE PRESIDENT IS PLEASED TO INSTITUTE 9 YEARS AND 20 YEARS LONG SERVICE MEDALS FOR SERVING COAST GUARD PERSONNEL WITH EFFECT FROM 17 NOV 2004.   ELIGIBLE PERSONNEL TO WEAR RIBBONS WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT.  THE DESIGN OF MEDALS AND RIBBONS IS DISTINCT FROM EXISTING LONG SERVICE MEDALS IN OTHER ARMED FORCES. THE DESIGN OF NINE YEARS LONG SERVICE RIBBON WILL BE SKY BLUE BACKGROUND WITH HORIZONTAL SILVER WHITE SINGLE WAVE IN CENTRE AND 20 YEARS RIBBON WILL BE NAVY BLUE BACKGROUND WITH HORIZONTAL SILVER WHITE DOUBLE WAVES IN CENTRE.  MEDALS WILL BE WORN IN THE ORDER OF PRECEDENCE AFTER 50 YEARS INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY MEDAL AND BEFORE COAST GUARD SILVER JUBILEE MEDAL WITH 20 YEARS LONG SERVICE MEDAL FIRST FOLLOWED BY NINE YEARS MEDAL.