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Distinguished Service Medal

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A US military decoration awarded for distinguished performance in a duty of great responsibility.
  • noun A British military decoration awarded to noncommissioned officers and men in the Royal Navy and Royal Marines for distinguished conduct in war.

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  • noun a United States military decoration for meritorious service in wartime duty of great responsibility

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Examples

  • The Distinguished Service Medal is a military award of the United States Army presented to any person who has "distinguished himself or herself by exceptionally meritorious service to the Government in a duty of great responsibility."

    Rep. Jane Harman: Putting the Pedal to the Medal

  • The next month, he took the train to Washington to receive an Oak Leaf Cluster to his Distinguished Service Medal, which Truman pinned on him in a largely private and stilted ceremony.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • The next month, he took the train to Washington to receive an Oak Leaf Cluster to his Distinguished Service Medal, which Truman pinned on him in a largely private and stilted ceremony.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • The job won him an oak-leaf cluster for his Distinguished Service Medal, and the British named him an Honorary Knight Commander.

    A Covert Affair

  • His military decorations include the Distinguished Service Medal, three awards of the Legion of Merit, two awards of the Bronze Star Medal and the Army Commendation Medal.

    James W. Hunt, Army general

  • Nimitz recommended Rochefort for the Distinguished Service Medal, then the Navy's second-highest decoration.

    A Stealth Attack on Enemy Secrets

  • The job won him an oak-leaf cluster for his Distinguished Service Medal, and the British named him an Honorary Knight Commander.

    A Covert Affair

  • Hailing from a poor Catholic neighborhood in Buffalo, N.Y., Donovan 1883-1959 won early renown as the most-decorated officer of World War I, earning the Distinguished Service Cross, the Distinguished Service Medal with two oak-leaf clusters, two Purple Hearts and the Congressional Medal of Honor.

    The Spymaster's Spymaster

  • His military decorations included the Distinguished Service Medal and two awards of the Legion of Merit.

    Betty Haesloop; Edwin Coy; Kathleen Cunney; Anne Davis; Frank Fede; Mary Catherine Dempsey; Joseph Muckerman II; Jane Amos

  • His military decorations included the Distinguished Service Medal, the Defense Superior Service Medal and two awards of the Legion of Merit.

    Maj. Gen. John L. Fugh, 75, dies; served as Army's judge advocate general

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