EXECUTIVE
ORDER
EO 13293
Effective Date: April 01, 2003

Responsible Office: Office of Human Resources and Education
Subject: Amendment to EO 10448, Establishing the National Defense Service Medal

Executive Order 13293 of March 28, 2003

 
                Amendment to Executive Order 10448, Establishing 
                the National Defense Service Medal

                By the authority vested in me as President of the 
                United States and as Commander in Chief of the Armed 
                Forces of the United States, and in order to extend 
                eligibility for the award of the National Defense 
                Service Medal to members in good standing in the 
                Selected Reserve of the Armed Forces of the United 
                States, it is hereby ordered that Executive Order 10448 
                of April 22, 1953, as amended, is further amended:

                1. by inserting ``or service in good standing in the 
                Selected Reserve of the Armed Forces'' after ``active 
                military service'' each place it appears; and

                2. by striking ``additional period of active duty'' and 
                inserting in lieu thereof ``additional period.''

                Nothing in this order shall be construed to impair or 
                otherwise affect the exercise of authority granted by 
                Executive Order 12776 of October 8, 1991.

                    (Presidential Sig.)B

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                    March 28, 2003.
		

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