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Medals for Veterans Say "Thank You" from Vermont

The State of Vermont provides three medals to show its appreciation for military service. The Vermont Veterans Medal is awarded to most veterans with an honorable discharge. The Vermont Distinguised Service Medal is awarded to veterans who received an honorable discharge and served in a combat theater. The Patriot's Medal is presented to the nex-of-kin of Vermont soldiers killed in action. Applicants can choose to have the medal(s) mailed to them, or may have their medal(s) presented in a ceremony with a state official, usually at the State House in November.  Application