Philippine Defense Ribbon. (A full-size medal is now available
from the Philippine Government for this award.)
Philippine Defense Medal is awarded for combat service in the defense of the Philippines
from December 8, 1941 to June 15, 1942, if the Service member was:
A member of the Bataan or Manila Bay Forces or of a unit, ship, or airplane under enemy attack.
Assigned or stationed in the Philippine territories or
waters for at least 30 calendar days during the period indicated in paragraph above.
A Service member who meets both conditions cited in
paragraph above, is authorized to wear a bronze star on the service ribbon.
Authorized Devices: Bronze Star