United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, March 28, 2003 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2003), 39:390

Author: George W. Bush  | Date: March 28, 2003

Executive Order 13293—Amendment to Executive Order 10448, Establishing the National Defense Service Medal,
March 28, 2003

By the authority vested in me as President of the United States and as Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of the United States, and in order to extend eligibility for the award of the National Defense Service Medal to members in good standing in the Selected Reserve of the Armed Forces of the United States, it is hereby ordered that Executive Order 10448 of April 22, 1953, as amended, is further amended:

1. by inserting "or service in good standing in the Selected Reserve of the Armed Forces" after "active military service" each place it appears; and

2. by striking "additional period of active duty" and inserting in lieu thereof "additional period."

Nothing in this order shall be construed to impair or otherwise affect the exercise of authority granted by Executive Order 12776 of October 8, 1991.

George W. Bush
The White House,
March 28, 2003.

[Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 11:33 a.m., March 31, 2003]

Note: This Executive order will be published in the Federal Register on April 1.

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MLA: Bush, George W. United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, March 28, 2003 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2003), 39:390, in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, March 28, 2003 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2003), 39:390, Original Sources. 5 Jul. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=24N3W66QKN9HEQC.

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