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Cold War Warrior

This set of medals is typical of the Cold War era and later.  From left to right they are:

1) General Service Medal 1962-2007 with Northern Ireland Clasp and Mention in Despatches Oakleaf
2) Gulf War 1991 Medal
3) NATO Medal with Former Yugoslavia Clasp
4) NATO Medal with Kosovo Clasp
5) Iraq 2003 Medal with Clasp
6) Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal
7) Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal
8) Accumulated Campaign Service Medal with 3 Clasps (signifying more than 12 years on operations, but less than 15)
9) Long Service and Good Conduct Medal.

The recipient, who joined the Army in 1975, retiring in 2013 after 38 years service, wishes to remain anonymous.