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ANNOUNCEMENT OF APPROVAL OF HUMANITARIAN SERVICE MEDAL (HSM) FOR JOINT TASK FORCE HAITI EARTHQUAKE RELIEF OPERATION


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SUBJ/ANNOUNCEMENT OF APPROVAL OF HUMANITARIAN SERVICE MEDAL (HSM) FOR JOINT 
TASK FORCE HAITI EARTHQUAKE RELIEF OPERATION// 
 
REF/A/DOC/JOINT STAFF/01DEC2021// 
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REF/C/DOC/SECNAV/16AUG2019// 
 
NARR/ REF A ANNOUNCES APPROVAL OF THE HSM FOR JOINT TASK FORCE HAITI 
EARTHQUAKE RELIEF OPERATIONS. 
REF B IS DOD 1348.33M VOL2, SECDEF MANUAL OF MILITARY DECORATIONS AND AWARDS. 
REF C IS SECNAV M-1650.1, NAVY AND MARINE CORPS AWARDS MANUAL.// 
 
RMKS/1.  As required by reference (a), the following guidance is provided for 
award of the HSM. 
 
2.  HSM Eligibility Criteria: 
       a.  The HSM has been approved by the award authority for U.S. Service 
members, Coast Guardsmen, and Reserve Components (to include the National 
Guard), who were physically present in the Joint Task Force Haiti Joint 
Operations Area (Haiti and 12 nautical miles per the national maritime 
boundary) and provided direct humanitarian assistance during the period 15 
August 2021 to 5 September 2021. 
      b.  The recipient must meet ALL of the following criteria to be 
eligible for the HSM: 
             (1) Have been physically present, and 
             (2) Directly participated in the humanitarian assistance and 
                disaster relief support provided to the people of Haiti. 
 
3.  Awarding authority: 
     a.  Active/Reserve personnel. In accordance with reference (b), 
determination for personnel is delegated to the command level of O-6/civilian 
equivalent or above. Awarding authorities must confirm individual 
participation by verifying assignment via orders, evaluations/fitness 
reports, or other official documentation which verifies participation in the 
humanitarian relief support provided to the people of Haiti. Once verified, 
commands should submit the appropriate service record documentation via their 
personnel office. 
    b.  Navy veterans. Navy personnel honorably discharged or retired before 
announced approval of these awards and who meet the criterion above may 
submit a written request for consideration for award of the HSM. Written 
request must indicate the qualifying unit and dates assigned, a copy of the 
Service Members unredacted DD-214, and any supporting documentation 
(evaluation, fitness report, TAD or PCS orders) showing serving with the 
qualifying unit or individual participation. Requests may be mailed to: Navy 
Personnel Command (PERS 312), 5720 Integrity Drive, Millington, TN 38055. 
   c.  Only one award of the HSM may be received for participation in the 
relief operation. 
 
4.  Participating Units and Personnel: 
   a.  As required by reference (c), Commanding Officers whose units meet the 
criteria for award of the HSM must submit a completed OPNAV Form 1650/14 
which should include a list of qualified personnel via 
cno_awards@us.navy.mil. These units will be entered into the awards database. 
This is to facilitate documentation only and does not imply unit-wide 
approval. Individual service record documentation continues to be a command 
responsibility. 
  b.  Navy personnel attached to DoD, Joint or other non-Navy commands who 
meet the criteria outlined above should have their DoD or Joint command 
confirm eligibility and submit the appropriate service record documentation. 
 
5.  Released by Andrew S. Haeuptle, Director, Navy Staff.// 
 
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