Establishing the Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal, 19017-19018 [2016-07703]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 63 / Friday, April 1, 2016 / Presidential Documents 19017 Presidential Documents Executive Order 13723 of March 30, 2016 Establishing the Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including my authority as Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of the United States, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal. There is hereby established the Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal with suitable appurtenances. Except as limited in section 2 of this order, and under regulations to be prescribed by the Secretary of Defense, or under regulations to be prescribed by the Secretary of Homeland Security with respect to the Coast Guard when it is not operating as a service in the Navy, the Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal shall be awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who serve or have served in Iraq, Syria, or contiguous waters or airspace on or after June 15, 2014, and before a terminal date to be prescribed by the Secretary of Defense. Sec. 2. Relationship to Other Awards. Notwithstanding section 1 of Executive Order 13289 of March 12, 2003, Establishing the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, any member who qualified for that medal by reason of service in Iraq, Syria, or contiguous waters or airspace between June 15, 2014, and a terminal date to be determined by the Secretary of Defense, shall remain qualified for that medal. Upon application, a member by reason of service in Iraq, Syria, or contiguous waters or airspace may be awarded the Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal in lieu of the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal. A member may be awarded either the Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal or the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal by reason of service in Iraq, Syria, or contiguous waters or airspace. No member shall be entitled to the award of more than one of these two medals for the same period of service. Sec. 3. Posthumous Award. The Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal may be awarded posthumously to any person covered by and under regulations prescribed in accordance with the first section of this order. Sec. 4. General Provisions. (a) Nothing in this order shall be construed to impair or otherwise affect: (i) the authority granted by law to an executive department or agency, or the head thereof; or asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with E0 (ii) the functions of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget relating to budgetary, administrative, or legislative proposals. (b) This order shall be implemented consistent with applicable law and subject to the availability of appropriations. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:03 Mar 31, 2016 Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4790 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\01APE0.SGM 01APE0 19018 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 63 / Friday, April 1, 2016 / Presidential Documents (c) This order is not intended to, and does not, create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable at law or in equity by any party against the United States, its departments, agencies, or entities, its officers, employees, or agents, or any other person. THE WHITE HOUSE, March 30, 2016. [FR Doc. 2016–07703 Filed 3–31–16; 11:15 am] VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:03 Mar 31, 2016 Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4790 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\01APE0.SGM 01APE0 OB#1.EPS</GPH> asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with E0 Billing code 3295–F6–P

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 63 (Friday, April 1, 2016)]
[Presidential Documents]
[Pages 19017-19018]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-07703]




                        Presidential Documents 



Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 63 / Friday, April 1, 2016 / 
Presidential Documents

[[Page 19017]]


                Executive Order 13723 of March 30, 2016

                
Establishing the Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal

                By the authority vested in me as President by the 
                Constitution and the laws of the United States of 
                America, including my authority as Commander in Chief 
                of the Armed Forces of the United States, it is hereby 
                ordered as follows:

                Section 1. Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal. There is 
                hereby established the Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal 
                with suitable appurtenances. Except as limited in 
                section 2 of this order, and under regulations to be 
                prescribed by the Secretary of Defense, or under 
                regulations to be prescribed by the Secretary of 
                Homeland Security with respect to the Coast Guard when 
                it is not operating as a service in the Navy, the 
                Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal shall be awarded to 
                members of the Armed Forces of the United States who 
                serve or have served in Iraq, Syria, or contiguous 
                waters or airspace on or after June 15, 2014, and 
                before a terminal date to be prescribed by the 
                Secretary of Defense.

                Sec. 2. Relationship to Other Awards. Notwithstanding 
                section 1 of Executive Order 13289 of March 12, 2003, 
                Establishing the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary 
                Medal, any member who qualified for that medal by 
                reason of service in Iraq, Syria, or contiguous waters 
                or airspace between June 15, 2014, and a terminal date 
                to be determined by the Secretary of Defense, shall 
                remain qualified for that medal. Upon application, a 
                member by reason of service in Iraq, Syria, or 
                contiguous waters or airspace may be awarded the 
                Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal in lieu of the Global 
                War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal. A member may be 
                awarded either the Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal or 
                the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal by 
                reason of service in Iraq, Syria, or contiguous waters 
                or airspace. No member shall be entitled to the award 
                of more than one of these two medals for the same 
                period of service.

                Sec. 3. Posthumous Award. The Inherent Resolve Campaign 
                Medal may be awarded posthumously to any person covered 
                by and under regulations prescribed in accordance with 
                the first section of this order.

                Sec. 4. General Provisions. (a) Nothing in this order 
                shall be construed to impair or otherwise affect:

(i) the authority granted by law to an executive department or agency, or 
the head thereof; or

(ii) the functions of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget 
relating to budgetary, administrative, or legislative proposals.

                    (b) This order shall be implemented consistent with 
                applicable law and subject to the availability of 
                appropriations.

[[Page 19018]]

                    (c) This order is not intended to, and does not, 
                create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, 
                enforceable at law or in equity by any party against 
                the United States, its departments, agencies, or 
                entities, its officers, employees, or agents, or any 
                other person.
                
                
                    (Presidential Sig.)

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                    March 30, 2016.

[FR Doc. 2016-07703
Filed 3-31-16; 11:15 am]
Billing code 3295-F6-P