Appendix 8 – Eligible service lists

Figure 9N8-1  Eligible Service List for the General Campaign Star - ALLIED FORCE (GCS-AF)
Mission Start Date End Date Canadian OP Name Note
Operation ALLIED FORCE - Op AF 24-Mar-99 10-Jun-99 Op ECHO The Air Space over Kosovo and other territories of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Albania, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and the Adriatic and Ionian seas. 441 and 425 Tactical Fighter Squadron.

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Figure 9N8-2  Eligible Service List for the General Campaign Star - South-West Asia (GSC-SWA)
Mission Start Date End Date Canadian OP Name
Military Security Guard Unit (MSGU) - Kandahar, Afghanistan 01-Aug-00 Present Op ATHENA
Liaison Officer - International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) - Bagram, Afghanistan 24-Apr-03 01-Dec-11 Op ATHENA
International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) Headquarters - Kabul, Afghanistan 24-Apr-03 01-Dec-11 Op ATHENA
Kabul Multinational Brigade (KMNB) Headquarters - Kabul, Afghanistan 24-Apr-03 17-Oct-05 Op ATHENA
Task Force Kabul Headquarters - Kabul, Afghanistan 24-Apr-03 17-Oct-05 Op ATHENA
Health Support Service (HSS) Company - Kabul, Afghanistan 24-Apr-03 17-Oct-05 Op ATHENA
National Support Element (NSE) - Kabul, Afghanistan 24-Apr-03 17-Oct-05 Op ATHENA
National Command Element (NCE) - Kabul, Afghanistan 24-Apr-03 17-Oct-05 Op ATHENA
Battle Group (BG) - Kabul, Afghanistan 19-Jul-03 17-Oct-05 Op ATHENA
Canadian Task Force (CA TF) - Kandahar, Afghanistan 31-Jul-05 01-Dec-11 Op ATHENA
Camp Julian Closure Team - Kabul, Afghanistan 25-Sep-05 21-Nov-05 Op ATHENA
Rotation Staff Assistance Team (RSAT) - Kandahar, Afghanistan 14-Jul-06 until members returned to Canada Op ATHENA
Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) - Kandahar, Afghanistan 31-Jul-06 01-Dec-11 Op ATHENA
Defence and Security Platoon (D&S Plt) 31-Jul-06 01-Dec-11 Op ATHENA
Combat Support Elements (CSE) - Kandahar, Afghanistan 31-Jul-06 01-Dec-11 Op ATHENA
Engineer Support Unit (ESU) - Kandahar, Afghanistan 31-Jul-06 01-Dec-11 Op ATHENA
All Source Intelligence Centre (ASIC) - Kandahar, Afghanistan 31-Jul-06 01-Dec-11 Op ATHENA
Military Police Company (MP COY) - Kandahar, Afghanistan 31-Jul-06 01-Dec-11 Op ATHENA
Commander of Kandahar Airfield (COMKAF) 31-Jul-06 01-Dec-11 Op ATHENA
Regional Command (South) (RC(S) HQ) - Kandahar, Afghanistan 31-Jul-06 01-Dec-11 Op ATHENA
Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Unit (TUAV) - Kandahar, Afghanistan 31-Jul-06 01-Dec-11 Op ATHENA
Battle Group (BG) - Kandahar, Afghanistan 31-Jul-06 01-Dec-11 Op ATHENA
Health Support Service (HSS) Company - Kandahar, Afghanistan 31-Jul-06 01-Dec-11 Op ATHENA
National Support Element (NSE) - Kandahar, Afghanistan 31-Jul-06 01-Dec-11 Op ATHENA
National Command Element (NCE) - Kandahar, Afghanistan 31-Jul-06 01-Dec-11 Op ATHENA
Coalition Joint Task Force - 76 (CJTF-76) - Kabul, Afghanistan 05-Oct-06 01-Aug-07 Op ATHENA
Operational Mentoring and Liaison Team (OMLT) - Kandahar, Afghanistan 01-Nov-06 01-Dec-11 Op ATHENA
Joint Task Force Afghanistan HQ (JTF-A HQ) - Kandahar, Afghanistan 01-Nov-06 01-Dec-11 Op ATHENA
Operational Mentoring and Liaison Team (OMLT) - Kandahar, Afghanistan 01-Nov-06 01-Dec-11 Op ATHENA
Joint Provincial Co-ord Centre (JPCC) - Kandahar, Afghanistan 01-Aug-07 01-Dec-11 Op ATHENA
Staff and Language Training Centre - Afghanistan (SLTC - A) - Kabul, Afghanistan 01-Nov-08 01-Dec-11 Op ATHENA
Joint Task Force Afghanistan Air Wing - Kandahar, Afghanistan 01-Nov-08 01-Dec-11 Op ATHENA
Canadian Helicopter Force - Afghanistan (CHF-A) - Kandahar, Afghanistan 01-Nov-08 01-Dec-11 Op ATHENA
Canadian Heron UAV Detachment (CHUD) - Kandahar, Afghanistan 10-Dec-08 01-Dec-11 Op ATHENA
Joint Mission Support Group (JMSG) - Kandahar, Afghanistan 01-Apr-09 01-Dec-11 Op ATHENA
Canadian personnel integrated with US Combined Joint Task Force 82 (CJTF 82) - Kabul, Afghanistan 01-Aug-09 01-Dec-11 Op ATHENA
Canadian Defence Attaché (CDA) - Kandahar, Afghanistan 01-Aug-09 Present Op ATHENA
Combined Security Transitional Command - Afghanistan (CSTC-A) - Kandahar, Afghanistan 01-Aug-09 01-Dec-11 Op ATHENA
Afghan Regional Security Integration Command (ARSIC) - Kandahar, Afghanistan 01-Aug-09 01-Dec-11 Op ATHENA
Canadian Governance and Security Office (CGSO) - Kandahar, Afghanistan 01-Aug-09 01-Dec-11 Op ATHENA
Her Majesty's Canadian Ship Deployed under OP Altair 01-Aug-09 14-May-14 Op ATHENA
Her Majesty's Canadian Ship FREDERICTON 19-Feb-10 04-Apr-10 Op SAIPH
Canadian Contribution Training Mission Afghanistan (CCTM?-?A) - Kabul, Afghanistan 28-May-11 14-Mar-14 Op ATTENTION
Her Majesty's Canadian Ship CHARLOTTETOWN 23-Apr-12 21-Aug-12 Op ARTEMIS
Her Majesty's Canadian Ship REGINA 23-Aug-12 20-Jan-13 Op ARTEMIS
Her Majesty's Canadian Ship TORONTO 3-Feb-13 31-Jul-13 Op ARTEMIS
Her Majesty's Canadian Ship TORONTO - Second Crew 1-Aug-13 03-Feb-14 Op ARTEMIS
Close Protection Team in support of Canadian Diplomatic Mission in Kabul, Afghanistan 01-Feb-14 Present Op ADDENDA
Her Majesty's Canadian Ship REGINA 15-Feb-14 14-May-14 OP ARTEMIS
International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) Spokesman - Kabul, Afghanistan Rotating NATO Position 01-Dec-11 Op ATHENA

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Figure 9N8-3  Eligible Service List for the General Campaign Star - EXPEDITION (GCS-EXP)
Mission Start Date End Date Canadian OP Name Note
CAF exchange personnel with American Forces (Operation Iraq Freedom) inside the theatre of operations consisting of the political boundaries of Iraq and its airspace. 20-Jan-03 Present NIL CF exchange personnel with American Forces in Iraq are eligible because the US does not award its service medals to foreigners but those who serve with United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) or personnel on exchange with the British Forces are not eligible as they receive a medal for their service from either the UN or the UK.
Service by CAF members inside the theatre of operations consisting of the political boundaries of Iraq, its airspace and territorial waters. 28-Aug-14 Present Op IMPACT  
Service by CAF members inside the theatre of operations consisting of the political boundaries of Syria, its airspace and territorial waters. 20-Apr-15 Present Op IMPACT  

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Figure 9N8-4  Eligible Service List for the General Service Medal - ALLIED FORCE (GSM-AF)
Country / Unit Start Date End Date Canadian OP Name
Operation ALLIED FORCE - Op AF Aviano and/or Vicenza, Italy or in Skopje, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 24-Mar-99 10-Jun-99 Op ECHO

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Figure 9N8-5  Eligible Service List for the General Service Medal - SOUTH-WEST ASIA (GSM-SWA)
Mission Start Date End Date
Logistics Support - Taranto, Italy 01-May-03 31-Jul-09
RCMP - IPOB - Kandahar, Afghanistan 01-Jun-03 10-Apr-10
Interim Staging Team (IST) - Istanbul, Turkey 02-Jun-03 17-Oct-05
Tactical Airlift Unit (TAU) - United Arab Emirates - Camp Mirage 17-Aug-03 17-Oct-05
Theatre Support Element (TSE) - United Arab Emirates - Camp Mirage 17-Aug-03 17-Oct-05
Interim Staging Team (IST) - Istanbul, Turkey 31-Jul-06 31-Jul-09
Liaison Officer - ISAF - Al Udeid Air Base, Doha, Qatar 31-Jul-06 15-Nov-11
Tactical Airlift Unit (TAU) - United Arab Emirates - Camp Mirage 31-Jul-06 03-Nov-10
Theatre Support Element (TSE) - United Arab Emirates - Camp Mirage 31-Jul-06 03-Nov-10
Service of Canadian personnel deployed to Islamabad and Quetta, Pakistan in the position of Liaison Officer (LNO) to the Pakistan Military 11-Sep-06 Present
Intermediate Staging Team (IST) - Host nation 01-Nov-07 14-Mar-14
Canadian Detachment, USAF E3 AWACS - Host Nation 01-Aug-09 Present
Coalition Intelligence Fusion Centre (CFIC) - Intelligence Analyst - Bahrain 01-Aug-09 21-May-14
Coalition Intelligence Fusion Centre (CFIC) - Intelligence Analyst - Bahrain 01-Aug-09 20-May-14
Combined Air and Space Operations Center (CAOC) - Al Udeid Air Base, Doha, Qatar 01-Aug-09 04-Oct-14
Fleet Logistical Support (FLS) - Host Nation 01-Aug-09 21-Apr-12
Liaison Officer-Naval - Bahrain 01-Aug-09 21-May-14
Liaison Officer-Naval - Bahrain 01-Aug-09 20-May-14
Military Police detachments that are in charge of security of HMC Ships in various European Ports. 01-Aug-09 14-Mar-14
Military Police detachments that are in charge of security of HMC Ships in various North African Ports. 01-Aug-09 14-Mar-14
71st Expeditionary Air Control Squadron (EACS) - Al Udeid Air Base, Doha, Qatar 12-Feb-12 04-Oct-14
Service of CAF members deployed to forward logistics sites (FLS) in direct support to Canadian ships attached to the combined task force (CTF) 150, 151 or 152 (Op ARTEMIS), while conducting activities in the ports located in the following countries: republic of Djibouti, Oman, united Arab emirates, Kenya, India, Egypt, Tanzania, Bahrain and Pakistan, and any other ports contiguous to the naval theatre consisting of the Persian gulf, the gulf of Oman, the gulf of Aden, the red sea, the Suez canal and those parts of the Indian ocean and the Arabian sea that are west of sixty-eight degrees east longitude and north of five degrees south latitude. 22-Apr-12 14-May-14

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Figure 9N8-6  Eligible Service List for the General Service Medal - EXPEDITION (GSM-EXP)
Mission Start Date End Date Mission Note
Canadian Detachment AWACS, USAF Air Expeditionary Wing, Prince Sultan Air Base, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 27-Feb-03 Present    
Qatar - al Udeid Air Base, Dohra 05-Oct-14 Present    
Service of Defence team members serving in Kuwait as part of OP IMPACT 05-Oct-14 Present OP IMPACT This includes, but is not limited to the following locations:, Ali al Salam air base Ahmed al Jabar air base, al Mubarak air base, camp Arifjan, the strategic lines of communications (SLOC) detachment Kuwait or Operational Support Hub (OSH) Kuwait.
Service of members of the Defence Team deployed with the Canadian detachment, USAF Air Expeditionary Wing, al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. 1-Jul-17 Present OP IMPACT  
Service of members of the Defence Team deployed with the Canadian detachment, United States Central Command (USCENTCOM) Control and Reporting Center (CRC), al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. 20-Oct-18 Present OP FOUNDATION  

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