United States Armed Forces
Awards and Decorations

Updated 05 Feb 2014
Specifics can be found in DoD Inst 1348.33 dtd 23 Nov 2010
Incorporating Change 1, October 31, 2013

Medal of Honor
Army
Medal of Honor
Navy, Marine,
Coast Guard
Medal of Honor
Air Force
Distinguished
Service Cross
Navy Cross
Coast Guard
Cross
           
Air Force
Cross
Defense
Distinguished
Service
Medal
D.H.S.
Distinguished
Service
Medal
DOT
Distinguished
Service
Medal
(OBSOLETE)
Army
Distinguished
Service
Medal
Navy
Distinguished
Service
Medal
           
Coast Guard
Distinguished
Service
Medal
Air Force
Distinguished
Service
Medal
DOT
Guardian
Medal
Silver Star
D.O.T.
Outstanding
Achievement
Medal
Defense
Superior
Service
Medal
           
Legion
of
Merit
Distinguished
Flying
Cross
Soldier's
Medal
Navy and
Marine Corps
Medal
Coast Guard
Medal
(OBSOLETE)
Coast Guard
Medal
           
Airman's
Medal
Gold
Lifesaving
Medal
Bronze Star
Purple Heart
Defense
Meritorious
Service
Medal
Meritorious
Service
Medal
           
Air Medal
Silver
Lifesaving
Medal
Arial
Achievement
Medal
D.O.T.
Meritorious
Achievement
Medal
Commendation
Medal
Joint Service
Commendation
Medal
Army
           
Commendation
Medal
Navy
Commendation
Medal
Coast Guard
Commendation
Medal
Air Force
D.O.T.
Superior
Achievement
Achievement
Medal
Joint Service
D.O.T
9-11
Medal
           
Achievement
Medal
Army
Achievement
Medal
Navy
Achievement
Medal
Coast Guard
Achievement
Medal
Air Force
Commandant's
Letter of
Commendation
Combat
Action
Ribbon
           
Air Force
Combat Action
Medal
Coast Guard
Combat Action
Ribbon
Presidential
Unit Citation
Army
(right side)
Presidential
Unit Citation
Navy
Presidential
Unit Citation
Air Force
Coast Guard
Presidential Unit
Citation
           
Gallant
Unit
Citation
Joint
Meritorious
Unit Award
Army
Valorous
Unit Award
(right side)
Navy Unit
Commendation
Air Force
Meritorious
Unit
Award
D.O.T.
Outstanding
Unit Award
           
Army
Meritorious
Unit
Commendation
(right side)
Navy
Meritorious
Unit
Commendation
Air Force
Outstanding
Unit Award
Coast Guard
Unit
Commendation
Coast Guard
Meritorioous
Unit
Commendation
Coast Guard
Meritorious
Team
Commendation
           
Army
Superior
Unit Award
(right side)
Navy "E"
Ribbon
Air Force
Organizational
Excellence
Award
Coast Guard
"E"
Ribbon
Coast Guard
Bicentennial
Unit
Commendation
Prisoner
of War
Combat
Readiness
Medal
Good Conduct
Army
Good Conduct
Navy
Good Conduct
Marine Corps
Good Conduct
Coast Guard
Good Conduct
Air Force
           
Army Reserve
Components
Achievement
Medal
Naval Reserve
Meritorious
Service
Medal
Selected
Marine Corps
Reserve
Medal
Air Reserve
Forces
Meritorious
Service Medal
Good Conduct
Coast Guard
Reserve
Fleet Marine
Force
Ribbon
           
Expeditionary
Medal
Navy
Expeditionary
Medal
Marine Corps
China
Service Medal
Outstanding
Airman
of the
Year
Coast Guard
Enlisted Person
of the Year Ribbon
Air Force
Recognition
Ribbon
           
American
Defense
Medal
Women's
Army Corps
Service Medal
Navy Reserve
Special
Commendation
(OBSOLETE)
American
Campaign
Medal
Asiatic-
Pacific
Campaign
Medal
European-
African-
Middle Eastern
Campaign
Medal
           
World War II
Victory
Medal
U.S.
Antartic
Expedition
Medal
Army of
Occupation
Medal
Navy
Occupation
Medal
Medal for
Humane Action
(Berlin Airlift)
National
Defense
           
Korean
Service
Medal
Antartica
Service
Medal
Artic
Service
Medal
Armed
Forces
Expeditionary
Vietnam
Service
Medal
Southwest
Asia
Service
Medal
           
Kosovo
Campaign
Medal
Afghanistan
Campaign
Medal
Iraq
Campaign
Medal
GWOT
Expeditionary
Medal
GWOT
Service
Medal
Korean Defense
Service
Medal
           
Armed Forces
Service Medal
Humanitarian
Service Medal
Outstanding
Volunteer
Service Medal
DOT 9-11
Ribbon
Army
Sea Duty
Ribbon
Navy Sea
Service
Deployment
           
Air and Space
Campaign Medal
Special
Operations
Service
Air Force
Overseas
Service
(Short Tour)
Navy
Artic
Service
Coast Guard
Sea Service
Naval
Reserve
Sea Service
           
Air Force
Overseas
Service
(Long Tour)
Coast Guard
Restricted
Duty
Navy and
Marine Corps
Overseas
Service
Coast Guard
Basic Training
Honor
Graduate
Navy
Recruiting
Service
Navy
Ceremonial Guard
Ribbon
           
Marine Corps
Recruiting
Coast Guard
Recruiting
Service
Air Force
Expeditionary
Service Ribbon
Air Force
Longevity
Service
Navy Recruit
Training Service
Ribbon
Marine Corps
Drill
Instrctor
           
Marine
Security Guard
Air Force
Basic Military
Instructor
Ribbon
Air Force
Recruiter
Ribbon
Armed
Forces
Reserve
Medal
NCO
Professional
Development
Army
NCO Profesional
Military Education
Graduate
Air Force
           
Naval Reserve
Medal
Army
Service
Ribbon
Basic Military
Training Honor
Graduate
Air Force
Army
Overseas
Service
Air Force
Small Arms
Expert
Marksmanship
Army Reserve
Components
Overseas
Service
           
Marine Corps
Reserve
Air Force
Training
Navy Expert
Rifleman
Coast Guard
Expert
Rifleman
Navy Expert
Pistol Shot
Coast Guard
Expert
Pistol Shot
           

Foreign Decorations and Awards
           
United Nations
Service
Medal
(Korea)
Inter
American
Defense
Board
Philippine
Defense
Medal
Philippine
Liberation
Medal
Philippine
Independence
Medal
United Nations
Medal
           
NATO
Medal
NATO
Medal
(with bar)
Multinational
Force and
Observers
RVN
Campaign
Medal
Liberation
of Kuwait
(Saudi Arabia)
Liberation
of Kuwait
(Kuwait)
           
Korean
War Service
Medal
Philippine
Presidential
Unit
Citation
Korean
Presidential
Unit
Citation
Vietnam
Presidential
Unit
Citation
RVN
Gallantry
Cross Unit
Citation
RVN
Civil Actions
(Officers)
           
RVN
Civil Actions
(Enlisted)
French
Croix de
Guierre
RVN
Gallantry
Cross
RVN
Armed Forces
Honor Medal
(Officers)
RVN
Armed Forces
Honor Medal
(Enlisted)
RVN
Civil Actions
Unit
Citation
           
RVN
Staff Service
Medal(Officer)
RVN
Staff Service
Medal
(Enlisted
           

UN Medals
United
Nations
Medal
UNMOGIP
UNTEAS
UNIKOM
MINURSO
UNAMIC

UNTAC
UNPROFOR
UNMIH
UNOSOM
UNMIBH/IPTF
 

NATO Medals
NATO
Medal
NATO
Meritorious
Service Medal
NATO Medal
Active Endeavor
NATO Medal
Balkan Operations
NATO Medal
Former Republic
of Yugoslavia
NATO Medal
ISAF (Afghanistan)

NATO Medal
Kosovo Operations
NATO Medal
Operation
Eagle Assist


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