A clasp with the name of the event location for which the award is made is issued with the medal.
A further award of the medal in another area is recognised by the issue of an additional clasp. Additional clasps are worn above previously awarded clasps, in order of date of receipt.
The following clasps have been issued for the medal, Clasps in BOLD have been authorised for Defence:
- BRITISH COLUMBIA
- BRITISH COLUMBIA II
- EAST TIMOR
- GREAT LAKES (Africa)
- NORTHERN IRAQ
- SOUTH SUDAN
- SOUTH VIETNAM
- WEST AFRICA
The eligibility criteria and the Determination for each clasp are included on the table of clasps issued.