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   Coast Guard Sea Service Ribbon
Service: Coast Guard
Instituted: 1984
Authorized: DOD 1348-33-M
Issuing Country: ( US ) - UNITED STATES
Coast Guard Sea Service Ribbon
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  1. Established by the Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard, March 3, 1984.
  2.  Awarded to U.S. Coast Guard Service members who have completed a minimum of 12 months of cumulative sea duty on a U.S. Coast Guard cutter 65 feet or more in length in an active status, in commission, or in Service.
  3. A bronze service star is authorized for each additional three years of such sea duty. A silver service star denotes a sixth award.