The leader will need to go into the correct tab in the chat/upgrade box on the right, then edit the squad.
That's where you can set the minimum level of medals, change the icon, change the squad's description, and/or set it Request Only.
If you're not the Leader, then ... ask the leader to do this.
Player: TK-TB51 (leader)
Level 50 with all maxed out perks
Imperial (like you didn't know that already)
Founder of MEGA - "Make the Empire Great Again".
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