Awarded to any military member of a NATO peacekeeping force who performed service in the former Republics of Yugoslavia for at least 30 days. For those performing support missions to Yugoslavia, such as from European bases or ships in the Adriatic Sea, a total of 90 days of duty in direct support of Yugoslavia NATO missions is required for the NATO Bosnia medal to be awarded. Under the same conditions of service, some medals have also been awarded to NATO International Civilians and civilians of the member nations attached to the military forces. The NATO Bosnia Medal is an international military decoration awarded to various militaries of the world under the authority of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. The award was created in June 1992. The termination date for U.S. Forces is October 12, 1998.