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   Marine Corps Recruiting Ribbon
Service: Marine Corps
Instituted: 1995
Authorized: SECNAV LTR 1650 OF 07 JUN 95
Issuing Country: ( US ) - UNITED STATES
Marine Corps Recruiting Ribbon
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  1. The Secretary of the Navy, approved the establishment of the Marine Corps Recruiting Ribbon as outlined in ALMAR 181/95.
  2. Awarded to Marines who assigned to recruiting duty (MOS 8411) will be eligible to receive the ribbon upon completion of a successful tour of duty. A Marine who extends beyond the basic tour of duty will be eligible for the award upon completion of the extension period. Marines returning for subsequent tours on recruiting duty will be eligible for subsequent awards upon completion of each tour. A recruiter who becomes a career recruiter will be eligible to receive the ribbon upon assignment of the 8412 MOS.
  3. The Marine Corps Recruiting Ribbon will be awarded retroactive to 1 Jan 73, reflecting the establishment of the all volunteer force.