The obverse of the mirror polished, nickel plated, octagonal medal is inspired by the shape of the Union Jack represented by members of the Uniform Services coming together to the same centre point, united in their services.
The reverse of the medal has a satin surface suitable for diamond engraving with the service details of the recipient.
Each medal is supplied mounted ready to wear with a Royal blue ribbon fitted to a uniquely designed suspender featuring a crown completing the patriotic design of the medal. This medal is supplied on a concealed single pin, ready to wear.
In 2016 Award proudly announced the striking of the Commemorative Uniform Service Medal to pay tribute and honour the care and commitment of our unsung heroes of the Uniform Services, to whom we owe so much.
Available to all those who have served or those who are currently serving for a minimum period of two years in any of the uniform services: Armed and Emergency Forces and all they encompass such as: Army, Navy, Air Force, Border Control, Coast Guard, Fire and Rescue, Nursing & Ambulance, Police and Prison services. Next of kin and direct descendants may also apply. The miniature medal and all other items are available without restriction.
The medal is fitted with a uniquely woven ribbon, completed with a concealed individual brooch bar, ready to wear with pride, not alongside campaign medals, gallantry decorations or in uniform by serving members but separately and distinctively.