General Eligibility Criteria
Eligible personnel are those serving, either as individuals or as part of an element of forces, under both NATO and national command, or control, available to the Commander of Task Force ENDEAVOUR and Task Group Straights of Gibraltar.
Area of Operations
Operation "ACTIVE ENDEAVOUR” is conducted in the international waters of the Mediterranean Sea and Straits of Gibraltar, and in the airspace above it.
The qualifying period in the Area of Operations is 30 days continuous or 60 days accumulated service within a two year period, from 26 October 2001 and a termination date, which will be notified in a supplementary document.
Aircrew will accumulate one day's service for the first sortie flown of any day in the Area of Operations; additional sorties flown on the same day receive no further credit. This requirement exists for combat aircraft as well as support aircraft to include tanker, airlift and surveillance platforms.