On May 3, 2000, President Clinton approved the establishment of the Kosovo Campaign Medal to recognize the accomplishments of military service- members participating in or in direct support of Kosovo operations within established areas of eligibility.
Today, many military members may still not know about the medal or have been recognized for it.
Airmen who qualify for the Kosovo Campaign Medal should contact their local military personnel flights immediately to ensure that their records reflect their service.
To be awarded the KCM, a servicemember must have been assigned to a military unit for 30 consecutive days, or 60 cumulative days, in support of one of five operations in 1999. The medal is also awarded for membership in one four task forces also in 1999.
Airmen who have documentation showing they qualify for the Kosovo Campaign Medal should contact their local military personnel flight.