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Defense Distinguished Service Medal

The Defense Distinguished Service Medal is awarded for exceptionally distinguished performance of duty contributing to Federation Security or Defense at the highest levels while assigned to a joint activity. The DDSM may also be awarded to other senior officers whose direct and individual contributions to Federation Security or Defense are recognized as being so exceptional in scope and value as to be equivalent to contributions normally associated with positions encompassing broader responsibilities. Normally, such responsibilities deserving of the Defense Distinguished Service Medal are held by the most senior officers such as the Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Chiefs and Vice Chiefs of the Services, and Commanders and Deputy Commanders of the Unified Commands whose duties bring them into direct contact with the Secretary of Starfleet and other senior officials.

Awarded by the Secretary of Defense.

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