Combat Medical Badge
Awarded to members of the Army Medical Department, Naval Medical
Department, Air Force Medical Service or Special Forces Medical
Sergeant who are in the grade of Colonel or below while assigned
or attached to a medical unit of company or smaller size organic
to an infantry/special forces unit during any period the unit was
engaged in active ground combat subsequent to 6 December 1941.
Only one award is authorized for service in Vietnam, Laos, the
Dominican Republic, Korea (subsequent to 4 January 1969), El
Salvador, Grenada, Panama, Southwest Asia and Somalia, regardless
of whether an individual has served in one or more of these areas.