United Nations Service Medal (Korea)
A circular medal, 1.375 inches across, made of bronze alloy.
A permanent bar is attached to the mount with the word KOREA or COREE on it.
The obverse has the emblem of the United Nations, which is the globe of the earth viewed from above the North Pole within a wreath of two olive branches.
The reverse has the inscription in 5 lines: FOR SERVICE IN / DEFENCE OF THE / PRINCIPLES OF THE / CHARTER OF THE / UNITED NATIONS, or in 4 lines: POUR LA DEFENSE / DES PRINCIPES DE / LA CHARTE DES / NATIONS UNIES.
The ribbon is 1.375 inches wide, and consists of 17 alternating stripes of blue and white, with blue on each edge.
For mounting, a single-toed scroll claw is attached to a plain, straight suspender.
The United Nations Service Medal (Korea) was instituted 12 December 1950.
The recipient's name is engraved on the rim with the regimental number.