Category:US Army Unit Award Streamers

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UNIT AWARD STREAMERS[edit]

  • Unit award streamers are used by organizations to indicate the unit has been awarded a unit decoration.
  • Both foreign and U.S. unit decorations are reflected through the use of unit award streamers.
  • In addition to the regular size unit award streamers for display by units on the organizational flag, unit award streamers (1 3/8 inches wide and 2 feet long) are displayed by separate companies authorized a guidon.
  • The inscription and device, if required, will be as indicated on the unit's lineage and honors.
  1. Army Presidential Unit Citation. A blue streamer with the name of the action embroidered in white. The streamer represents a degree of heroism required that would warrant award of the Distinguished Service Cross to an individual.
  2. Navy Presidential Unit Citation for Army organizations. A streamer consisting of a blue, gold and red stripe with the name of the action embroidered in white.
  3. Valorous Unit Commendation Streamer. The streamer is the same pattern as the Silver Star Medal ribbon consisting of a blue ribbon with a red center stripe with a white stripe on each side of the center and a narrow white stripe on the blue. The name of the action is embroidered in yellow.
  4. Joint Meritorious Unit Commendation Streamer. The streamer consists of nine stripes as follows: blue, yellow, blue, white, crimson (center), white, blue, yellow, blue. The inscription is embroidered in yellow.
  5. Army Meritorious Unit Commendation Streamer. The streamer is red and has the inscription embroidered in white letters. The degree of achievement required is the same as that which would warrant a Legion of Merit to an individual.
  6. Navy Unit Commendation Streamer for use by Army organizations. The streamer consists of the following stripes: blue, yellow, red, green (center), red, yellow, blue. The inscription is embroidered in white.
  7. Air Force Outstanding Unit Streamer. The streamer consists of the following stripes: red, white, blue, white, red (center), white, blue, white, and red. The inscription is embroidered in white.
  8. Army Superior Unit Streamer. The streamer is red with a green center stripe with a narrow yellow stripe on each side of the green. The inscription will be embroidered in white.
  9. French Croix de Guerre, WWI. The streamer has a total of 16 alternating red and green stripes beginning with red and ending with red. The inscription is embroidered in yellow and the star or palm is embroidered in the color specified.
  10. French Croix de Guerre, WWII. The streamer is red with 4 narrow green stripes grouped to the center of the streamer. The inscription embroidered is yellow and the star or palm embroidered in the specified color.
  11. French Medaille Militaire. The streamer is yellow with a narrow green stripe on each edge. The inscription is scarlet.
  12. Belgian Croix de Guerre. The streamer is red with three narrow green stripes on each side. The inscription is embroidered in white and the palm is green.
  13. Luxembourg Croix de Guerre. The streamer is blue with yellow edges and three yellow center stripes. The inscription is white.
  14. Philippine Presidential Unit Citation. The streamer has three stripes (blue, white, and red) with the inscription embroidered in yellow.
  15. Croce Al Merito di Guerra (Italy) "Merit Cross of War". The streamer is blue with 2 white stripes with the inscription embroidered in yellow.
  16. Military Order of William (Netherlands). The streamer is yellow with 2 blue stripes with the inscription embroidered in dark blue.
  17. Ordem da Torree and Espada (Portugal) "Order of the Tower and Sword". The Streamer is light blue with the inscription in yellow.
  18. Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation. The streamer has a green stripe on each edge and wide white stripe in the center. On each side of the white stripe are narrow stripes of green, white, red, white, red, and white. The inscription is embroidered in dark blue. A taeguk in color is embroidered 5 inches from the hoist.
  19. Chryssoun Aristion Andrias "Bravery Gold Medal of Greece". The streamer has five alternating stripes (3 blue and two white) with the inscription in yellow.
  20. Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross. The streamer has a yellow center stripe with a red stripe on each edge. Eight pairs of thin red lines are on the yellow stripe. The inscription is white. A bronze palm is centered between the hoist end of the streamer and the first letter of the inscription.
  21. Republic of Vietnam Civil Actions. The streamer is green with a red stripe near each edge and two red center stripes. The inscription is white and a bronze palm is centered between the hoist end and the first letter of the inscription.

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