Air Force Personnel, Services and Manpower Public Affairs
4/21/2011 - RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas (AFNS) -- Department of Defense officials approved the Armed Forces Service Medal for personnel assigned to Operation Unified Response who participated in humanitarian relief assistance to the people of Haiti following a 7.0 earthquake Jan. 12, 2010.
Members who supported Operation Unified Response between Jan. 14 and June 1 must have been assigned to the immediate area of operation.
Members must provide source documents confirming AFSM entitlement to their unit commander or designated representative. Source documents include temporary duty orders, travel vouchers, decoration citations, performance reports, etc. Documents must show the operation being supported, location and duration of service in the qualifying area.