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   Vietnam Presidential Unit Citation
Service: Army,Navy Marine Corps, Coast Guard
Instituted: 1954
Authorized: DOD 1348-33-M
Issuing Country: ( VN ) - VIET NAM
Vietnam Presidential Unit Citation
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  1. For humanitarian assistance given during August-September 1954 in evacuation of civilians from North and Central Vietnam.
  2. This ribbon award is sometimes referred to as the "Friendship Ribbon". Orignially awarded to members of the United States Military Assistance Advisory Group in Indo-China for services rendered during August and September 1954. The ribbon is given in the name of the President of the Republic of Vietnam.
  3. The ribbon is yellow with three narrow red stripes in its center. The ribbon is enclosed in a rectangular one-sixteenth inch gold frame with laurel leaves.
  4. No device is worn on the ribbon.