Alternate Title: EO 12830: Establishing the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service
"There is hereby established a Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, with accompanying ribbons and appurtenances, for award by the Secretary of Defense or, with respect to the Coast Guard when it is not operating as a service in the Navy, the Secretary of Transportation."
Executive Order 12830; EO 12830
Code of Federal Regulations
3 CFR, 1993 Comp., p.575-576