Air Force Remote Combat Effects Campaign Medal
The medal is awarded to Air Force military members who, on or after Sept. 11, 2001, distinguished themselves by direct participation in a DOD combat operation, under the following conditions:
1. Was assigned or attached to a unit directly supported a DOD combat operation as approved by the Chief of Staff of the Air Force
2. Was serving in a remotely piloted aircraft; cyber; space; or intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance career field
3. Personally provided hands-on employment of a weapon system that had direct and immediate impact on a named combat operation, and
4. Was not physically exposed to hostile actions or at risk of exposure to hostile action.
Airmen will wear the first Remote Combat Effects Campaign Medal award and will wear a bronze service star for any subsequent medal awarded to recognize each qualifying DOD combat operation in which the Airman participated for one or more days.