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   Navy E Ribbon
Service: Navy, Marine Corps
Instituted: 1976
Authorized: DOD 1348-33-M
Issuing Country: ( US ) - UNITED STATES
Navy E Ribbon
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  1. Authorized by the Secretary of the Navy.
  2. That ribbon denotes permanent duty on and/or with ships or squadrons that won the battle efficiency competitions subsequent to July 1, 1974.
  3. The ribbon bar with one “E” device is worn for the first award. An additional “E” is worn for second and third awards. One wreathed “E” is worn to denote four or more awards.
  4. Transients, temporary duty personnel, and those assigned to the cited ships and squadrons for active duty for training are not eligible for this award.
  5. Civilian personnel are not eligible for the Navy "E" Award.