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37-01-10.1: North Dakota legion of merit medal

The governor, in the name of the legislative assembly, may present a military medal known as the "North Dakota legion of merit" to any member or former member of the North Dakota national guard who, in the discharge of the person's military duty, has been distinguished by outstanding service and twenty years of duty to the North Dakota national guard, and that person's community, state, and nation. Such medal may also be awarded to a member or former member of the armed forces of the United States or of the national guard of another state who performs outstanding service for the guard of this state. The medal must bear a suitable inscription and must be of military design as prescribed by the adjutant general. The medal must be awarded by the board of awards in the same manner as prescribed in section 37-01-10.