Navy/Marine Corp Commendation Medal

The Navy/Marine Corps Commendation Medal Ribbon is the mid-level decoration presented by the United States Department of Navy to the corps of United States Navy/Marine for sustained performance acts of heroism that have not been recognized by a higher award. The Ribbon is green and has thin white vertical stripes towards each edge.

  • Type:

    Military Decoration

  • Awarded for:

    Accompanied with Navy/Marine Corp Commendation Medal

  • Eligibility:

    Any member of the United States Navy or Marine Corps, including members of the Reserve Components, who meets the eligibility criteria.

  • Status:

    Currently Used

  • Established:

    1943 (along with Navy/Marine Corp Commendation Medal)

  • First awarded: