Executive Order 10429

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Signed by President  Harry S. Truman  Saturday, January 17, 1953 Federal Register  page & date: 18 FR 408, Tuesday, January 20, 1953
Amends: Executive Order 10179, November 8, 1950

By virtue of the authority vested in me as President of the United States and as Commander in Chief of the armed forces of the United States, it is ordered that paragraphs numbered 1 and 2 of Executive Order No. 10179 of November 8, 1950, entitled “Establishing the Korean Service Medal”, be, and they are hereby, amended to read as follows:

``1. There is hereby established the Korean Service Medal, with suitable appurtenances, for award, under such regulations as the Secretaries of the Army, Navy, and Air Force and the Secretary of the Treasury may severally prescribe, and subject to the provisions of this order, to members of the armed forces of the United States who during any period between June 27, 1950, inclusive, and a terminal date to be fixed by the Secretary of Defense shall have served within the area or areas of military opeations in the Korean theater.
``2. The regulations prescribed by the Secretaries of the Army, Navy, and Air Force pursuant to paragraph 1 hereof shall be uniform so far as practicable and shall be approved by the Secretary of Defense. The regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury pursuant to paragraph 1 hereof shall, so far as practicable, be uniform with the regulations prescribed by the Secretaries of the Army, Navy, and Air Force and approved by the Secretary of Defense pursuant to the said paragraph.´´


Signature of Harry S. Truman
Harry S. Truman 
The White House,
January 17, 1953.


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