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Governor James J. Florio authorized Executive Order 29 dated 20 March 1991 which established the New Jersey Desert Storm Medal to recognize and commemorate honorable service as a citizen of the State of New Jersey for participation on active duty with the Armed Forces of the United States during Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm.
Veterans who meet all of the following:
Individuals applying for the award must mail a completed Application for Award / Program form or a similar request in writing along with a copy of the service members WD Form 53 or DD Form 214 (Separation from Active Duty) attesting to the fact that an Honorable Discharge was granted.
Proof of service in the Southwest Asiatic Theater is also required.
Note: No person shall be entitled to more than one award of the medal.
All Requests should be mailed to: NJ Dept of Military and Veterans Affairs ATTN: DVS-VBB(Medals) PO Box 340 Trenton, NJ 08625-0340
For additional information about this service medal, you can contact the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs using one of the methods below.
Telephone: (609) 530-6954 Fax: (609) 530-6970
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