Philippine Liberation Medal
It is awarded for participation in the Philippines' liberation from 17 Oct 44 to 3 Sep 45, if personnel:
1. Participated in the initial landing operations on Leyte or adjoining islands from 17 Oct 44 to 20 Oct 44. Personnel are considered as having participated in such operations if they landed on Leyte or adjoining islands, were on ships in Philippine waters, or were crewmembers of airplanes that flew over Philippine territory during the period.
2. Participated in any engagement against the enemy during the campaign on Leyte and adjoining islands. Personnel are considered as having participated in such operations if they were members of or present with units actually under enemy fire or air attack, or were crewmembers in an airplane under enemy aerial or ground fire.
3. Service in the Philippine Islands or on ships in Philippine waters for at least 30 calendar days during the period 17 Oct 44 to 3 Sep 45. Persons who meet more than one of the conditions above are authorized to wear a bronze service star on the ribbon for each additional condition under which they may qualify.
Ribbon Device Attachments:
1. Bronze 3/16" Campaign Star
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