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Grant medal (Action operator) In single player missions, this function grants the given medal to the player. Currently, only 1 medal will be allowed to be given per mission. Takes 1 argument... 1: Name of medal to grant to player.
- Only one medal can be granted to the player per mission.
- Medals will not be granted if the player isn't allowed to progress with the campaign.
- This SEXP was hidden (not listed on the SEXP list) in the original FRED to prevent abuse by users.