The Transportation Distinguished Service Medal was the highest decoration which could be awarded by the Secretary of Transportation for exceptional service to the United States government in a position of great responsibility to a member of the United States Coast Guard.
The decoration was awarded to any member of the Coast Guard who provided exceptionally meritorious service in a duty of great responsibility while assigned in the Department of Transportation, or in other activities under the responsibility of the Secretary of Transportation, either national or international, as may be assigned by the Secretary.
Pricing includes mounting
Transportation Distinguished Service Ribbon
The Department of Transportation Distinguished Service Medal was established by Executive Order 12824 signed by President George H. W. Bush on December 7, 1992.
In 2003 the award was replaced by the Homeland Security Distinguished Service Medal.