An Expeditionary Medal
REWARDS are few for the average soldier; perhaps the greatest is the satisfaction, of knowing that the job is well done. Decorations and medals go to the distinguished among us selected by reason of ability for the important missions, and to the fortunate of our comrades to whom the hand of opportunity has been extended. For the large majority who, through the years, perform the routine duties of the Corps at home, at sea, or abroad, the most valued possession, acquired during the course of military service in distant corners of the earth, is the Campaign Medal.
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