United States service medals of the World Wars are U.S. military medals which were created solely for recognizing service in the First World War and World War II. Such medals are no longer awarded, but are still referred to in various publications, manuals, and award precedence charts as many veterans still display them as part of veteran functions and ceremonies.
The following service medals were awarded for service in the World Wars and for occupational duty following the end of each war.
|World War I Victory Medal||World War II Victory Medal|
|American Defense Service Medal||Women's Army Corps Service Medal|
|American Campaign Medal||European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal||Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal|
|Army of Occupation
of Germany Medal
|Army of Occupation Medal||Navy Occupation Service Medal||Medal for Humane Action|