The Medals
View Military Medals
   Meritorious Unit Commendation - Navy
Service: Navy, Marine Corps
Instituted: 1967
Authorized: DOD 1348-33-M
Issuing Country: ( US ) - UNITED STATES
Meritorious Unit Commendation - Navy
Back of Medal
  1. Authorized by the Secretary of the Navy, July 17, 1967.
  2. Awarded by the Secretary of the Navy to any unit of the U.S. Navy or U.S. Marine Corps that distinguished itself, by either valorous or meritorious achievement considered outstanding when compared to other units performing similar service, but not sufficient to justify award of the Navy Unit Commendation. Service maybe under either combat or noncombat conditions.
  3. Bronze stars are worn by Navy and Marine Corps to denote second and subsequent awards.