General

Found in Section 29.1 Page 266

Applies to Gender Both

This chapter covers the decorations, medals, badges, unit awards and appurtenances, both U.S. and foreign, authorized for wear on Army uniforms. The term “awards” is an all-inclusive term covering any decoration, medal, badge, ribbon, or appurtenance bestowed on an individual or unit. The term “awards” is used throughout this chapter. The term “ribbon” is an all-inclusive term covering that portion of the suspension ribbon of a service medal or decoration that is worn instead of the service medal or decoration. The ribbon is made in the form of a ribbon bar, 13⁄8 inches long by 3⁄8 inches wide. The term “ribbon” is used throughout this chapter, and it includes service and training ribbons.