Multinational Force and Observers (SINAI) (MFO)

The official description, eligibility, criteria, and history of the Multinational Force and Observers (SINAI) (MFO).

 
Multinational Force and Observers (SINAI) (MFO)

 
Multinational Force and Observers (SINAI) (MFO)

Context

The force was to observe the 1979 Camp David accord between Israel and Egypt and was set up by the United States.

Eligibility and criteria

Awarded for six months cumulative service between 25 April 1982 to present.

Description

The medal is a circular, bronze alloy 1.37 inches (35 mm) in diameter:

  • on the obverse, inside a circle, a stylized dove of peace with an olive branch. Around the edge the inscription "MULTINATIONAL FORCE & OBSERVERS" with the words "& OBSERVERS" located at the bottom centre.
  • on the reverse, the inscription, in five lines, "UNITED IN SERVICE FOR PEACE".

A large ring attached to the top of the medal has a small fine ring linked to it, and the second ring is welded to the bottom of a thick straight bar. The ends of the bar turn up and attach to a second bar, with the ribbon passing between.

The ribbon has five stripes : bright orange, dark green, white, dark green, and bright orange.

Bar(s)

There is no bar to this medal.

Wearing

The medal shall be worn in sequence prescribed in the Canadian Orders, Decorations and Medals Directive, and in the following manner: on the left breast, suspended from the ribbon described above, after the ICCS medal and before the ECMMY medal.

Post-nominals

The use of a post-nominal is not authorized for this medal.

Historical notes

The following is a list of members who have died while serving in the theatre of operations:

  • Cpl Chevalier J.M.D.B.
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