Ribbon Checker Updates
- 8/12/2009 - Fixed order for Air Force Aerial Achievement Medal (comes
before Commednations); moved Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal and
properly named Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal; moved Coast
Guard Reserve Good Conduct Medal to appropriate location; added notation
to FMF Ribbon regarding its replacement; noted Naval Reserve Medal is
- 8/4/2009 - Added NATO ribbons for The Balkans and
Meritorious Service (thanks to Capt Danielson and Cpl Nieves). Added some
awards based on Precedence memo.
- 8/3/2009 - Coast Guard Meritorious Team Ribbon moved to proper
location and added (thanks to LT Glesener)
- 8/3/2009 - Navy Recruit Training Service Ribbon added (thanks to
- 12/17/2004 - GWOTEM, GWOTSM, and KDSM added to pages.
- 1/13/2000 - Changed Coast Guard Meritorious Team Commendation to be lower
precedence than Army MUC's; discrepncy in Medals and Awards Manual pointed out
by BM1 Henry McCullough.
- 8/5/99 - Changed name of Organized Marine Corps Reserve Ribbon to
Selected Marine Corps Reserve Medal based on information from
ENS T. Ringo confirmed bu BMCM(SW) R. Cruse.
- 7/30/99 -
Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard V. W. Patton, III,
confirmed that the Coast Guard Recruiting Duty Ribbon,
Army NCO Professional Development Ribbon w/Bronze "4" (only), and
USAF NCO Professional Military Education Graduate ribbon are authorized for
wear by USCG members.
- 3/29/99 - QM2 Jim Armstrong, USCG, donated ribbon graphics for
Secretary's Outstanding Unit Award w/ Gold Frame,
Meritorious Team Commendation Ribbon, and
Bicentennial Unit Commendation.
- 3/20/99 - USMC page was rewritten in accordance with United
States Marine Corps Uniform Regulations at
- 9/3/98 - Moved (and removed) some awards with update from BUPERS
- 3/27/98 - Changed precedence of Coast Guard Commandant's Letter of
Commendation (noted by Petty Officer Daniel Brinegar)
- 3/21/98 - Changed Merchant Marine Expeditionary Medal to image provided by
LT Joshua Reiter, USNR.
- 3/20/98 - Marine Corps-specific page
- 3/1/98 - Due to numerous requests for the Pistol/Rifle ribbons,
changed page to two-column format; the two ribbons were in column
three which peopls ometimes couldn't see.
- 1/22/98 - At SSgt Jason Roberts suggestion, added USMC Drill Instructor
- 1/14/98 - At James Rowlands suggestion, added NATO Medal
- 1/12/98 - At LCDR Jon Furukawa suggestion, added several Merchant Marine
ribbons and medals:
- Merchant Marine Distinguished Service Medal
- Merchant Marine Meritorious Service Medal
- Merchant Marine Mariners Medal
- Merchant Marine Gallant Ship Unit Citation
- Merchant Marine Defense Bar
- Merchant Marine Combat Bar
- Merchant Marine Atlantic War Zone Bar
- Merchant Marine Mediterranean-Middle East War Zone Bar
- Merchant Marine Pacific War Zone Bar
- Merchant Marine WWII Victory Medal
- Merchant Marine Korean Service Bar
- Merchant Marine Vietnam Service Bar
- Merchant Marine Expeditionary Medal
Last updated 02 Jul 99 by
M. R. Gustafson II