AWARDS
Depending when and which YAGR ship you served on
here are the awards that you can apply for.
 

Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal. This medal was established on Dec. 4, 1961, to be awarded to members of the United States armed forces who, after July 1, 1958, have participated in a United States military operation and encountered foreign armed opposition, or were in danger of hostile action by foreign armed forces.
The National Defense Service Medal is awarded to members of the United States Armed Forces during qualifying periods of national emergency. Awarded for. Military service during periods of national emergency or any other periods designated by the Secretary of Defense. Campaign(s) Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, Global War on Terrorism.
The Navy Expeditionary Medal (NEM) is a decoration presented by the United States Navy to recognize members who have landed on foreign shores and participated in operations against enemy forces. Individuals also may be eligible who served in a mission that is considered by an authority to warrant this award.


To apply for service records or medals go to Archives.gov
(Scan down to see eligibility)


 

Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
(you are eligible if you were on board during the dates listed)

USS  GUARDIAN YAGR-1
     June 9, 1961 to June 10, 1961
     July 18, 1961 to July 19, 1961
USS LOOKOUT YAGR-2
     June 30, 1961 to July 22, 1961
     Aug. 8, 1961
USS SKYWATCHER YAGR-3
     May 15, 1961 to June 11, 1961
     June 26, 1961 to July 27, 1961
     Sept. 23, 1961 to Oct. 7, 1961
     Oct. 13, 1961 to Oct. 14, 1961
USS SEARCHER YAGR-4
     April 20, 1961 to May 16, 1961
     May 27, 1961 to May 28, 1961
USS INVESTIGATOR YAGR-9
     Aug. 31, 1961 to Sept. 28, 1961
     Oct. 13, 1961 to Oct. 14, 1961
USS OUTPOST YAGR-10
     Aug. 11, 1961 to Sept. 2, 1961
     Sept. 14, 1961 to Sept. 20, 1961
     Oct. 1, 1961 to Oct. 15, 1961
     Oct. 24, 1961 to Nov. 3, 1961
     July 21, 1961 to Oct. 23, 1961
USS PROTECTOR AGR-11
     April 11, 1961 to April 22, 1961
     May 8, 1961 to May 9, 1961
USS VIGIL AGR-12
     July 21, 1961 to Aug, 13, 1961
     Aug. 29, 1961 to Aug. 30, 1961


National Defense Service Medal
(you are eligible if you were on board during the dates listed)

ALL PERSONNEL
     June 27, 1950 to July 27, 1954
     Jan. 1, 1961 to Aug. 14, 1970


Navy Expeditionary Service Medal
(you are eligible if you were on board during the dates listed)

USS OUTPOST YAGR-10
     Oct. 29, 1962 to Dec. 15, 1962


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