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   Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm Unit Citation
Service: ALL
Instituted: 1960
Authorized: DOD 1348-33-M
Issuing Country: ( US ) - UNITED STATES
Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm Unit Citation
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Devices
Description:
  1. The RVN Gallantry Cross was established by the Vietnam Government by Decree No. 74-b/Qt, dated 15 August 1950 and Decree No. 96/DQT/HC, dated 2 May 1952.
  2. Awarded by the RVN to units for valorous combat achievements during the Vietnam conflict (01 March 1961 through 28 March 1974).
  3. The ribbon was awarded to units by the RVN for the same services as would have been required for the individual services meritorious Unit Commendation.
  4. The ribbon is red with a wide yellow center stripe. The yellow stripe has 8 very thin double red strips. The ribbon is enclosed in a rectangular one-sixteenth inch gold frame with laurel leaves.