The Air Force Meritorious Civilian Service Medal is awarded to any Air Force civilian employee
who have performed their assigned duties for at least one year in an exemplary manner, with a reasonable degree of command-wide mission impact, setting a record of individual achievement and serving as an incentive to others to improve the quality and quantity of their work performance; exercise unusual initiative in devising new and improved work methods and procedures that resulted in a substantial savings
in manpower, time, materials, or other items of expense; improving safety or health of employees; improving morale of workers in a unit which resulted in improvement of work performance and esprit de corps
This decoration was authorized in 19??.