Legion of Merit (USA) with Officer Degree

A military award of the United States Armed Forces that is awarded for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services and achievements. The decoration is issued to members of the eight uniformed services of the United States, as well as to military and political figures of foreign governments. there are four categories of the award: Chief Commander, Commander, Officer and Legionnaire. The Officer is similar to the degree of Commander and is denoted by a miniature of the actual medal on the ribbon. The ribbon is striped in white, crimson and white.