"The medal-like our meeting symbolizes more that the settlement of a boundary dispute. It commemorates the meeting of two people, in freedom and in understanding, to celebrate an act of reason and justice..."� Lyndon B. Johnson
This medallion commemorates the formal transfer of lands between the United States and the United Mexico States on October 28, 1967. The medal features an international boundary marker in the center. It was awarded to Joseph Friedkin, the former commissioner of the International Boundary and Water Commission, in recognition of his work on the Chamizal Settlement.