Barry Donadio Awarded Conspicuous Service Star By New York Governor

Pvt. Barry R. Donadio 42nd Infantry Division Reconnaissance Scout 1988
SPC Barry Donadio of the 340th Military Police seen here at Fort Totten, Queens, New York in 1991
SSgt Barry Donadio 10th Security Police Operation Northern Watch, October 2000
Barry Donadio United States Secret Service Emergency Response Team 2009 (Photo by Christy Bowe, Imagecather News)

To whom awarded:

  • Current New York State citizen, or
  • New York State citizen while serving on federal active duty, and
  • A current of former full-time military person serving in the Armed Forces of the United States or allied forces for purposes other than training since 6 April, 1917; Active Guard/Reserve(AGR) excepted, and
  • Who is currently serving under honorable conditions or who has been honorably discharged from active duty.

Criteria:

The Conspicuous Service Star may be awarded to any current New York State citizen or person who was a New York State citizen while serving on federal active duty; whose entire service was honorable and who were recepients of a unit commendations arising from combat while serving in the United States Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard. The award of the New York State Conspicuous Service Star is based on prior award of at least one of the following unit commendations:

  • Distinguished Unit Citation/Presidential Unit Citation (Army/Navy/Air Force)
  • Joint Meritorious Unit Award
  • Valorous Unit Award
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army)
  • Navy Unit Commendation
  • Meritorious Unit Commendation (Navy-Marine Corps)
  • Coast Guard Unit Commendation
  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
  • Air Force Organizational Excellence Award
  • Coast Guard Meritorious Unit Commendation
  • Air Force Gallant Unit Citation
  • Air Force Meritorious Unit Award
  • French Fourragere
  • French Croix de Guerre (World War I and World War 11)
  • French Medal Militaire
  • Belgian Fourragere
  • Belgian Croix de Guerre
  • Luxembourg Croix de Guerre
  • Netherlands Orange Lanyard
  • Military Order of William (Netherlands)
  • Croce al Merito di Guerra (Italy)
  • Orden de Torre E Espada (Portugal)
  • Philippine Republic Presidential -Unit Citation (awarded prior to 1945)
  • Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
  • Chyssoun Aristion Andrias (Greece)
  • Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation

Standards:

This medal shall be awarded only to those persons whose entire service was honorable and who were recepients of a unit commendation arising from combat. The New York State Conspicuous Service Star may be awarded posthumously to a designated survivor of the deceased. Not more than one New York State Conspicuous Service Star shall be awarded to any one person. For each succeeding award a medal device (New York State Shield) will be attached to the suspension ribbon and/or ribbon bar. These devices shall be:

New York State Conspicuous Service Star Medal
New York State Flag

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