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Can you get a Good Conduct Medal while flagged?

Can you get a Good Conduct Medal while flagged?

Hear this out loudPauseAwards cannot be presented during a flagged period. After the flag is removed, the Soldier may be presented with the award and have his/her records updated.

Is Army Good Conduct Medal automatic?

Hear this out loudPauseThe award was not automatic and required certification by a commanding officer (usually a battalion commander or higher). The Army Good Conduct Medal was designed by Joseph Kiselewski with an eagle perched on a roman sword atop a closed book.

How do you get the Army Good Conduct Medal?

Hear this out loudPauseCriteria: The Army Good Conduct Medal (AGCM) is given to any enlisted U.S. Army personnel who carry out three consecutive years of “honorable and faithful service.” Such service insinuates that a standard enlistment was achieved without any non-judicial punishments, disciplinary infractions, or court martial offenses.

How often is the AF Good Conduct Medal awarded?

three years
Hear this out loudPauseThe AFGCM is initally awarded after completing one year, but less than three years of active federal military service. It is then awarded for each three years of exemplary conduct, or one year during any period while the United States is at war.

What happens if you get flagged in the army?

Hear this out loudPauseA flag is designed to suspend actions that are considered favorable to the Soldier until the Soldier has been trained and the original incident or action has been rectified or corrected. AR 600-8-2 does not list a requirement to counsel a Soldier upon the initiation of a flag.

What army regulation covers flags?

Army Regulation 600-8-2
Hear this out loudPauseArmy Regulation 600-8-2 outlines the policies and procedures that govern Army flagging actions. This article will provide the definition of a flag and explain the purpose for implementing a flagging action. It will also cover the types of flags and the basic rules for initiating and removing flagging actions.

How long do you have to be deployed to get an Overseas service Ribbon?

12 months
Hear this out loudPauseIt is awarded to active duty members on a permanent assignment and who successfully complete a tour of duty of at least 12 months at an overseas shore-based duty station or on board a cutter permanently assigned to an overseas area.

Is the Army Good Conduct Medal worth promotion points?

Hear this out loudPauseThe Army Good Conduct Medal (AGCM) The period of service is used to determine eligibility for promotion points (orders issued late do not result in a retroactive promotion point adjustment).

Who approves Good Conduct Medal?

Good Conduct Medal (United States)

Good Conduct Medal
Presented by the United States Armed Forces
Eligibility Enlisted U.S. military personnel
Status Currently awarded
Established Executive Order 8809, 28 June 1941 (as amended by Executive Order 9323, 31 March 1943 and Executive Order 10444, 10 April 1953).

Can a Soldier go on leave while flagged?

Hear this out loudPauseTo my knowledge a Flag only stops advanced or excess leave. Normal leave is a benefit (meaning it is earned as part of your compensation), not an privilege. Therefore it can only be stopped in rare cases. For example, the command can disapprove leave if they could prove you are a flight risk for AWOL.

What Army regulation covers flags?