Coast Guard Commendation Medal

The Coast Guard Commendation Medal Ribbon is the mid-level decoration presented by the United States Department of Coast Guard to the corps of the United States Armed Forces for sustained performance and distinguishing their service to the United States Coast Guard. The Ribbon is Green with a thin white vertical stripe at the center and thicker white vertical stripes towards the edge at a distance.

  • Type:

    Military Decoration

  • Awarded for:

    Accompanied with Coast Guard Commendation Medal

  • Eligibility:

    Any member of the United States Coast Guard, including members of the Reserve Components, who meets the eligibility criteria.

  • Status:

    Currently used

  • Established:

    1947 (along with Coast Guard Commendation Medal)

  • First awarded: