DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY
OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY
1000 NAVY PENTAGON
WASHINGTON , DC 20350-1000

Extracted from

SECNAVINST 1650.1G, N09B13, 7 January 2002

SECNAVINST 1650.1G page 4-34



Vietnam Service Medal

I.

Vietnam Advisory Campaign

15Mar62 to 07Mar65.

II.

Vietnam Defense Campaign

08Mar65 to 24Dec65.

III.

Vietnam Counter-offensive

25Dec65 to 30Jun66.

IV.

Vietnam Counter-offensive II

01Jul66 to 31May67.

V.

Vietnam Counter-offensive III

01Jun67 to 29Jan68.

VI.

Tet Counter-offensive

30Jan68 to 01Apr68.

VII.

Vietnam Counter-offensive IV

02Apr68 to 30Jun68.

VIII.

Vietnam Counter-offensive V

01Jul68 to 01Nov68.

IX.

Vietnam Counter-offensive VI

02Nov68 to 22Feb69.

X.

Tet 69 Counter-offensive

23Feb69 to 08Jun69.

XI.

Vietnam, Summer-Fall 1969

09Jun69 to 31Oct69.

XII.

Vietnam, Winter-Spring 1970

01Nov69 to 30Apr70.

XIII.

Sanctuary Counter-offensive

01May70 to 30Jun70.

XIV.

Vietnam Counter-offensive VII

01Jul70 to 30Jun71.

XV.

Consolidation I

01Jul71 to 30Nov71.

XVI.

Consolidation II.

01Dec71 to 29Mar72.

XVII.

Vietnam Ceasefire Campaign

30Mar72 to 28Jan73.

 

Republic of Vietnam Meritorious Unit Citation (Pages7-11&7-12)

(1) Authorization. Awarded by the Chief of the Joint General Staff, Republic of Vietnam Armed Forces in two colors: Gallantry Cross Medal Color with Palm (8 Feb 62 to 28 Mar 73) and the Civil Actions Medal, First Class Color with Palm (1 Jan 65 to 28 Mar 73) . The Secretary of the Navy has specifically authorized certain units of the naval service to accept this award. Such authorization is required in all cases for participation.

(2) Eligibility Requirements. The ribbon bar with frame and palm are authorized for wear by personnel who served with certain cited units in Southeast Asia during the approved periods. Lists of approved ships and units, which have been cited, are maintained by the CNO and CMC.

(3) In addition to those specific ships/units cited, all Navy and Marine Corps personnel who served "in country" Vietnam during the eligibility periods are eligible for both awards.

NAVMC 2922

MMMA

1 Mar 06 

5th Marine Regiment

  Company B

PUC

29Mar66-15Sep67

SU 1st MarDiv (See Individual Unit Listings)

 

PUC

25Apr-5Jun67

See Individual Unit Listings

 

PUC

16Sep67-31Oct68

SU 1st MarDiv (See Individual Unit Listings)

 

MUC

23Jul-23Oct68

See Individual Unit Listings

Headquarters Company

PUC

27May66-24Apr67

6Jun-15Sep67

SU 1st MarDiv (Only 1 Award)

 

PUC

25Apr-5Jun67

SU 5th Mar

 

PUC

16Sep67-22Jul68

24-31Oct68

SU 1st MarDiv (Only 1 Award)

 

MUC

23Jul-23Oct68

SU 5th Mar

 

NUC

7Dec-8Mar69

SU TF YANKEE

Detachment

PUC

12Feb-2Mar68

SU 1st Mar

 

MUC

6Jun-4Jul68

SU 7th Mar

Scout/Sniper Platoon

 

 

 

1st Platoon

MUC

7-12Jun69

SU 1st Bn, 5th Mar

 

 

 

 

1st Battalion

PUC

7May66-24Apr67

6Jun-15Sep67

SU 1st MarDiv (Only 1 Award)

 

PUC

25Apr-5Jun67

SU 5th Mar

 

MUC

23Jul-1Aug68

23Sep-23Oct68

SU 5th Mar (Only 1 Award)

 

MUC

2Aug-22Sep68

(Co D has different dates of award)

 

NUC

7Dec68-8Mar69

SU TF YANKEE

 

MUC

7-12Jun69

See Individual Unit Listings

 

NUC

3Mar70-24Mar71

 

Headquarters and Service Company

PUC

16Sep67-22Jul68

24-31Oct68

SU 1st MarDiv (Less Det) (Only 1 Award)

 

MUC

7-12Jun69

SU 1st Bn, 5th Mar

Detachment

PUC

11Feb-2Mar68

SU 1st Mar

 

MUC

8Oct87-6Apr88

SU CMAGTF 1-88

  Company A

PUC

16Sep67-9Feb68

3Mar-22Jul68

24-31Oct68

SU 1st MarDiv (Only 1 Award)

 

PUC

10Feb-2Mar68

SU 1st Mar

 

MUC

7-12Jun69

SU 1st Bn, 5th Mar

Company B

PUC

6Sep67-22Jul68

24-31Oct68

SU 1st MarDiv (Less Det from 11Feb-2Mar68) (Only 1 Award)

 

PUC

11Feb-2Mar68

SU 1st Mar

 

PUC

20Nov-5Dec68

SU 1st Mar

 

MUC

7-12Jun69

SU 1st Bn, 5th Mar

Company C

PUC

16Sep67-11Feb68

3Mar-22Jul68

24-31Oct68

SU 1st MarDiv (Only 1 Award)

 

PUC

12Feb-2Mar68

SU 1st Mar

 

MUC

7-12Jun69

SU 1st Bn, 5th Mar

 

MUC

8Oct87-6Apr88

SU CMAGTF 1-88

Company D

PUC

16Sep67-13Feb68

3Mar-22Jul68

24-31Oct68

SU 1st MarDiv (Only 1 Award)

 

PUC

12Feb-2Mar68

SU 1st Mar

 

MUC

2Aug-10Sep68

SU 1st Bn, 5th Mar

 

MUC

11-12Sep68

 

Weapons Company

 

 

 

Detachment

MUC

26Oct87-6Apr88

SU CMAGTF 1-88 (8Oct87-6Apr88)