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Defence Honours & Awards

Australian Awards

Operational Service Badge

The Operational Service Badge (OSB) is issued with the Australian Operational Service Medal (AOSM).

The OSB has two versions, military and civilian, issued with appropriate award and may be gifted to the next-of-kin of deceased members to complement the award of the AOSM.

Applications

Apply for the OSB using the online application

Note: Returned from Active Service Badge

The Returned from Active Service Badge (RASB) will continue to be issued with the Australian Active Service Medal for warlike operations prior to the establishment of the OSB. The RASB cannot be issued posthumously.

Operational Service Badge - Military - Click to open high resolution version in new window

Operational Service Badge - Civilian - Click to open high resolution version in new window

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