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Unit Citations of the U.S. Army

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Presidential Unit Citation (Army/Air Force)
For service in a unit cited in the name of the president for extraordinary heroism in action occurring on or after 7 December 1941.

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Joint Meritorious Unit Award (All Services)
Recognizes joint units or activities for meritorious achievement or service superior to that which would normally be expected during combat or declared national emergency or under extraordinary circumstances that involve the national interest.

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Army Valorous Unit Award (Army)
Awarded to units for extraordinary heroism in action on or after 3 August 1963.

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Army Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army)
Awarded to a unit for at least six months of outstanding service during a period of combat on or after 1 January 1944

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Army Superior Unit Award (Army)
For outstanding meritorious performance by a unit of a difficult and challenging mission.

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Philippine Presidential Unit Citation (All Services)
For service in defense and liberation of the Philippines during World War II.  Also awarded to certain units for selected disaster relief operations.

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Korean Presidential Unit Citation (All Services)
For service in Korea fropm 27 June 1950 to 27 July 1953.

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Vietnam Presidential Unit Citation (Army/Navy/USMC/C.G.)
For humanitarian assistance given during August-September 1954 evacuation of civilians from North and Central Vietnam.

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Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm Unit Citation (All Services)
Awarded by the Republic of Vietnam to units for valorous combat achievement.

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Republic of Vietnam Civil Actions Unit Citation (All Services)
Awarded by the Republic of Vietnam to units in recognition of meritorious civil action service.
Unlike the other branches of military service, Army Unit Citations are not worn with other awards.  Where other Army awards are worn on the left breast, the Unit Citations are grouped in order of precedence on the right breast.

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Looking for a Hero or trying to verify awards? We have posted the names of more than 120,000 recipients of the highest awards in a BRAND NEW FREE SECTION
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U.S. History and Information
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