Distinguished Service Medal

Distinguished Service Medal (DSM) may refer to:

  • Distinguished Service Medal (Australia), (established 1991), awarded to personnel of the Australian Defence Force for distinguished leadership in action
  • Indian Distinguished Service Medal, (established 1907) awarded by the British Empire to Indian citizens serving in the Indian armed forces and police
  • Distinguished Service Medal (Republic of Ireland), a series of three decorations issued by the Republic of Ireland government
  • Medal of Distinguished Service (Israel) (established 1970), awarded for exemplary bravery in the line of duty
  • Distinguished Service Medal (Mexico), Awarded to Army and Air Force personnel who demonstrate initiative and dedication throughout the course of their military career
  • Coast Guard Auxiliary Distinguished Service Medal, Philippines (established 1972)
  • Vishista Seva Vibhushanaya or Distinguished Service Decoration (Sri Lanka) (established 1981), awarded for exceptional, distinguished, and loyal service over a 25-year period
  • State Medal of Distinguished Service (Turkey) (established 1983), for distinguished service in contribution to the Turkish State through generous action, self-sacrifice, accomplishment or merit
  • Turkish Armed Forces Medal of Distinguished Service (established 1967), bestowed upon individuals whose contributions to the strengthening of the Turkish Armed Forces have been extraordinarily high
  • Distinguished Service Medal (United Kingdom) (1914-1993), awarded to non-commissioned officers of the Royal Navy and other Commonwealth navies for bravery and resourcefulness on active service
  • In the United States, several military and civilian awards:
    • Air Force Distinguished Service Medal (established 1960)
    • Coast Guard Distinguished Service Medal (established 1949)
    • Defense Distinguished Service Medal (established 1970)
    • Distinguished Service Medal (Army) (established 1918)
    • Homeland Security Distinguished Service Medal (established 2002)
    • Lone Star Distinguished Service Medal, Texas
    • Merchant Marine Distinguished Service Medal (established 1943)
    • NASA Distinguished Service Medal (established 1959)
    • National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal (established 1993)
    • Navy Distinguished Service Medal (established 1919)
    • Public Health Service Distinguished Service Medal
    • Transportation Distinguished Service Medal (established 1992)
    • Vermont Distinguished Service Medal (established 1999)


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