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The Korean Service Medal 1950-1954, Ships "J"

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The following is a list of units credited by the Secretary of the Navy with having performed duty during the indicated periods which entitle personnel to the Korean Service Medal. Engagement stars have been authorized for the Korean Service Medal for participation in combat operations. Only one star is authorized for participation in one or more engagements with the same code.

Beneath each unit's name are three columns. The left column identified the period of time for which that particular unit and its attached personnel qualified for the basic medal. The center column gives dates for which a unit's attached personnel qualified for a 3/16-inch bronze engagement star for participation in combat operations, if any. The right column gives the code of the designated engagement, a description of which is listed below. This list is reproduced from the 1953 U.S. Navy and Marine Corps Awards Manual (includes 1954 changes) which was prepared by the Bureau of Naval Personnel and Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps.

Navy Ships: 
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M |
N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X - Z |

Other Navy units  
| Part I | Part II | USMC units |

  • K1 - North Korean Aggression: 27 June-02 Nov 50
  • K2 - Communist China Aggression: 03 Nov 50-24 Jan 51
  • K3 - Inchon Landing: 13-17 Sep 50
  • K4 - First UN Counter Offensive: 25 Jan-21 Apr 51
  • K5 - Communist China Spring Offensive: 22 Apr-08 Jul 51
  • K6 - UN Summer-Fall Offensive: 09 July-27 Nov 51
  • K7 - Second Korean Winter: 28 Nov 51-30 Apr 52
  • K8 - Korean Defense Summer-Fall 1952: 01 May-30 Nov 52
  • K9 - Third Korean Winter: 01 Dec 52-30 Apr 5-3
  • K10 - Korea, Summer-Fall 1953: 01 May-27 Jul 53
Ship, medal dates Engagement star dates Code Jarvis (DD 799): 18 Jun-14 Sep 52 24 Jun-28 Jul 52 K8 3-16 Aug 52 K8 Jason (ARH 1): 10 Jun 50-19 Apr 51 28 Aug 51-18 May 52 1 Mar-16 Oct 53 28 May-27 Jul 5 Jefferson, Thomas (APA 30): 12 Sep-18 Nov 50 21-26 Sep 50 K1 9-44 Feb 51 30 Oct-2 Nov 50 K1 30 Mar-8 Apr 51 3-9 Nov 50 K2 12-31 May 51 2-3 Apr 51 K4 9-28 Aug 51 26 May 51 K5 1-3 Jun 54 13 Aug 51 K6 25 Aug 51 K6 Jenkins (DDE 447): 12 Jun-12 Jul 52 16 Jun-4 Jul 52 K8 26 Jul-6 Oct 52 4 Aug-3 Sep 52 K8 30 Oct-24 Nov 52 17 Sep-6 Oct 52 K8 20 Nov 53-5 Jan 54 11-18 Nov 52 K8 30 Jan-3 May 54 3-7 Jun 54 Juneau (CLAA 119): 27 Jun-28 Jul 50 28 Jun-23 Jul 50 K1 31 Oct 50-9 Apr 51 5 Nov 50-24 Jan 51 K2 15-18 Apr 51 25 Jan-3 Apr 51 K4 19 Apr-20 Oct 52 30 Apr 52 K7 1-22 May 52 K8 29 May-11 Jun 52 K8 23 Jun-14 Jul 52 K8 23 Jul-11 Aug 52 K8 27 Aug-13 Sep 52 K8 25 Sep-17 Oct 52 K8 Jupiter (AVS 8): 28 Jan 51-24 Jul 52 15 Apr 51 K4 1 Mar-14 Sep 53 3-9 May 51 K5 6-15 Apr 54 6-8 Jul 51 K5 8-17 May 54 9-11 Jul 51 K6 6-15 Sun 54 12-14 Sep 51 K6 24-25 Oct 51 K6 11 Dec 51 K7 30 Jan-4 Feb 52 K7 14-15 Mar 52 K7 14-16 Apr 52 K7 13-15 May 52 K8 30 Jun-1 Jul 52 K8 28-31 Mar 53 K9 2 Apr 53 K9 8-9 May 53 K10 14-15 May 53 K10 28 Jun 53 K10 7-10 Jul 53 K10 25-27 Jul 53 K10
Navy Ships: A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X - Z | Other Navy units | Part I | Part II | USMC units |


01 June 2000