Offered is a replica Operational Service Medal, with ribbon. This is a well made die struck replica of the O.S.M. which has recently been awarded for operational service within the Australian Defence Force. Medal measures 37mm wide and comes with the correct Toye & Kenning U.K. made 15cm long (Border Protection) ribbon. Perfect for displaying or adding to your replica medal bar.
The Australian Operational Service Medal – Border Protection recognises the range of border protection operations conducted since 1997. To qualify, ADF members must have been deployed or force assigned for duty as a member of a declared operation:
for a period of not less than an aggregate of 30 days; or
completed 30 sorties from a unit assigned to a declared operation, provided that those sorties were conducted over a period of not less than an aggregate of 30 days at a rate of one sortie per day.