Yudh Seva Medal

Yudh Seva Medal

:"This article is about the Yudh Seva Medal, an Indian Military decoration.

Awarded for a high degree of distinguished services in an operational context. In many ways, this is an operational version of the Vishisht Seva Medal which, since 1980, has been restricted to non-operational awards.

Established: 1980.

Obverse: A 35-mm circular medal, with a five-pointed star in the center. Suspended from a straight-bar suspender. Named on the edge.

Reverse: The state emblem with the name of the decoration in Hindi above, "Yudh Seva Medal" in Hindi.

Ribbon: 31 mm, Orange with three equally spaced 2-mm red stripes.

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