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Royal Air Force Long Service & Good Conduct Medal1

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Last Edited: 28 Oct 2021


  • Note for Web*: Royal Air Force Long Service & Good Conduct Medal The Long Service and Good Conduct (LSGC) Medal for the Royal Air Force is awarded to personnel in recognition of long service. The regulations were updated on 1 October 2016.

    To qualify, you must have:

    15 years’ reckonable service in the RAF
    a clear record with no misconduct for at least the last 15 years
    been serving on or after 29 July 2014, if you’re an officer
    been serving on or after 1 October 2016, if you’re an ‘other rank’

    You don’t need to apply if you’re currently serving. The MOD medals office is currently processing applications. Talk to your unit HR or go to 2016DIN09-023 or JSP 761 for more information.

    If you have a disciplinary entry on your record, you will need to wait 15 years from the date of your last offence before you will be eligible again. You should apply through your unit HR.

    If you have been discharged and are eligible you should apply to the MOD Medal Office.

    For every additional 10 years’ service with a clear record you’ll be issued a clasp. For example, if you qualify and have served 26 years you will receive the medal and clasp..1