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    NASA Exceptional Service Medal in Presentation Case. A beautiful gold-colored 38mm diameter medal on a blue and gold ribbon pin, still enclosed in its leather presentation case, along with a matching lapel pin. The verso of the medal is engraved: "Exceptional Service/ Charles D. Clary/ August 31, 1981". According to NASA's protocol: "This prestigious NASA medal is awarded to a Government employee for sustained performance that embodies multiple contributions which contribute to NASA projects, programs, or initiatives. The criteria must include all of the following: (1) Sustained performance has made a significant improvement to NASA deliverables, operations, or image; (2) Employee's record of achievements sets a benchmark for others to follow; (3) Substantial improvement to a NASA program that yielded high quality results or improvements; (4) Impact and importance of the employee's services have been instrumental to the past and ongoing success of NASA."

    Obviously these were not awarded to anyone who wasn't an important contributor to NASA and its goals. Charles "Chuck" Clary was such a person. Other recipients include Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins, Mark Kelly, James Lovell, Wally Schirra, David Scott, and John Young. Rare and collectible. Case lightly worn, medal excellent.

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