11.15.23.05

.05 Certification of Combat-Related Medal.

The owner, co-owner, or lessee of the vehicle to be registered under this chapter shall provide proof that is satisfactory to the Administration with the application for registration as follows:

A. For a combat-related registration, proof shall be one of the following:

(1) Copy of military discharge record (Form DD 214);

(2) Copy of permanent combat-related award certificate; or

(3) Written proof from the National Personnel Records Center that the owner, co-owner, or lessee of the vehicle has been awarded the combat-related medal or qualifies for other combat-related plates under this chapter;

B. For an honorably discharged veteran registration, proof shall be a copy of the military record (Form DD 214) evidencing an honorable discharge; or

C. For a Gold Star registration, proof shall be one of the following;

(1) Copy of the application for a Gold Star Lapel Button (Form DD-3) approved by the Department of Defense;

(2) Copy of the casualty report issued by the military indicating the name and date of death;

(3) Copy of an overseas death certificate issued by the military indicating the name and date of death; or

(4) Self-certification by the applicant for a casualty that occurred in World War I, World War II, or the Korean War.