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US Army Medals


United Nations Iraq/Kuwait Observer Mission Medal (UNIKOM)

Issued by the United Nations for 90 days of service in the United Nations Iraq / Kuwait Observer Mission (UNIKOM) established in April 1991, to monitor a demilitarized zone established along the boundary between the States of Iraq and Kuwait and the Khor Abdullah. The countries of Argentina, Austria, Bangladesh, Canada, Chile, the People's Republic of China, Denmark, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Kenya, Malaysia, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Romania, the Russian Federation, Senegal, Singapore, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the United States of America, Uruguay and Venezuela provide observers or troops to UNIKOM. The ribbon contains a narrow central stripe of UN blue, surrounded by two broad bands of a buff or desert color.