USN Ribbon Checker
Click the boxes next to the ribbons you are currently
authorized to wear, then press the button below to
get a graphical representation of them. This
program does not currently take into account
ribbon devices, including combat V's and stars for
The ribbons on this page are listed in order of precedence
as given by BUPERS on its web page.
To find a particular ribbon, use the 'find' command
available on the most commonly used browsers. An
alphabetical listing of ribbons and medals is in
the works, as is a "medals" page. If an entry is without
a checkbox, I have not yet obtained the ribbon graphic.
(8/29/2014) - I have started to re-write the script to
allow rollover text for ribbons. Still testing it out - so far it should
appear on the Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy & Marine
Corps Achievement Medal, and National Defense Service Medal. Once you
build the set, roll the mouse over one of the ribbons above and the name
should pop up. Archived updates
can now be found on a different page.
Ribbons specifically disallowed on the Navy uniform may be found
Please note - the author of this web page is not a resource for
determining if you rate a particular ribbon or for the details of awards.
Please check with your administrative staff or the Decorations and Medals (Awards) web page for more information.
Last updated 30 SEP 2014 by
M. R. Gustafson II