Forsvarets Medalje for International Tjeneste

Official abbreviation: Fsv.M.

Instituted January 1st 2010 by Queen Margrethe 2nd.

Awarded to members of the Danish Defense who have been deployed outside of the Kingdom of Denmark for a minimum of 30 consecutive days.

Design: Worn in a red ribbon with a varying number of white stripes depending on the mission. Obverse contains the 3 danish lions. The reverse have a laurel wreath and inscription of place and date (Example: Afghanistan 2010).

Other information: The second mission (with the same ribbon) is denoted by an oak leaf device, the third by a gold leaf device, fourth mission by a silver and a gold oak leaf device and fifth mission by two gold oak leaf devices.
The medal is given as a supplement to the official NATO/UN medal.

Smaller missions
UNIFIL / Lebanon
KFOR / Kosovo
NATO Operation Ocean Shield