Military Awards

During 7 years of service in the Massachusetts Army National Guard with deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan the following Military Medals were earned and awarded:


Listed in order as appears on ribbon rack shown above:

  • Purple Heart
  • Army Commendation Medal Ribbon
  • Army Good Conduct Medal Ribbon
  • National Defense Service Medal Ribbon
  • Afghanistan Campaign Medal Ribbon with Campaign Star
  • Iraq Campaign Medal Ribbon with Campaign Star
  • Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal Ribbon
  • Armed Forces Reserve Medal Ribbon with M Device
  • Army Service Ribbon
  • Army Overseas Service Ribbon
  • NATO Medal Ribbon

Additional military awards include:

  • Driver & Mechanic Badge (with Driver Wheeled)
  • Massachusetts Defense Service Ribbon w/ Bronze Star
  • Massachusetts Defense Expeditionary Ribbon w/ Bronze Star
  • Combat Action Badge

In 2012, Donald Jarvis was also presented a “Letter of Appreciation” from Sergeant Major of the Army Raymond Chandler III.