Executive Order 12824: Establishing the Transportation Distinguished Service Medal [open pdf - 54KB]
Alternate Title: EO 12824: Establishing the Transportation Distinguished Service Medal
"There is hereby established a Transportation Distinguished Service Medal, with accompanying ribbons and appurtenances, for award by the Secretary of Transportation to a member of the Coast Guard who has 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."
Executive Order 12824; EO 12824
Code of Federal Regulations
3 CFR, 1992 Comp., p. 328