Asiatic Pacific Theater Medal
The Asiatic-Pacific Theater Medal was issued for service anywhere in Asia or the Pacific (a minimumu 30 consecutive or 60 non-consecutive days) between 7 December 1941 and 2 March 1946, both dates inclusive. The bronze star denotes participation in a named campaign (the name of the campaign should also be noted on his discharge certificate). The ribbon was authorized and issued during the war. Medals were manufactured and made available after the war.