Helpful guidelines

How do I order military medals and ribbons?

How do I order military medals and ribbons?

Requests for replacement medals should be submitted on Standard Form 180, “Request Pertaining to Military Records,” which may be obtained at VA offices or the Internet at www.va.gov/vaforms/.

Do you get ribbons in ROTC?

No JROTC ribbons are authorized. DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY SUPERIOR CADET AWARD. Awarded annually to the outstanding cadet in each year of Military Science who: Is in the upper 25% of the academic and ROTC class.

Can you get 2 Army service ribbons?

The Army Service Ribbon is awarded only once, even if an individual completes both enlisted and officer training. Lastly, the Army Service Ribbon can be awarded posthumously before training is completed or requisite time in service if the death is ruled in the line of duty.

Where can I find Army Awards?

Individuals can request information on military service medals, decorations and awards online: https://www.archives.gov/personnel-records-center/awards-and-decorations.

Can you buy Army medals?

However, you can purchase replacement medals from commercial sources. How do I submit a request? For all branches except Air Force (including Army Air Corps) and Army, requests for replacement military service medals and decorations should be directed to the branch of the military in which the veteran served.

What order do my ribbons go in army?

Ribbons are placed left to right in order of precedence, and as you build your rack make sure it looks identical to the one online. This will ensure each ribbon is in its proper place and is not out of order.

Can you wear Jrotc ribbons?

AFJROTC cadets are not authorized to wear ribbons/medals earned/issued from the United States Army, United States Navy, or United States Marine Corps AFJROTC programs unless they were previously enrolled in a sister service JROTC program.

Do Jrotc awards transfer to ROTC?

Yes, according to the Army JROTC Cadet Handbook (2016 Edition) the Superior Cadet Award is the only one you can carry over to ROTC in college. This award is characterized by its red-and-white striped edges and a solid blue bar in the centre.

How do I get Jrotc ribbons?

Awarded to any JROTC cadet who performs an act of heroism. Awarded annually to one outstanding cadet in each LET level. Awarded annually to one cadet who exhibits the highest degree of excellence in scholastics.

What 2 ribbons do you get after basic?

As of June 2018, when you complete Army boot camp, you receive two service awards, the Army Service Ribbon and the National Defense Service Medal. Boot camp can take from 10 to 16 weeks, depending on the soldier’s MOS or Military Occupation Code.

Do you get an OSR for Alaska?

The Navy and Marine Corps OSR is awarded to active duty members of the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps after 12 months of consecutive or accumulated duty at an overseas shore-based duty station, not to include Alaska and Hawaii except for specific locations.