Douglas W. Boyce’s revised State Medals for War Service (D.B. Enterprises, 136 pp., $50, paper) was first published in 1988. The revised edition contains information, including photos, about medals issued by 44 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Guam to residents who fought in the nation’s wars.
New Jersey is the only state listed in the book that awards residents a Vietnam Service Medal (abov e)
Boyce served as a U.S. Army paratrooper in the Korean War.