USMC Security Guard Ribbon

Service: Marine Corps Instituted: 1997 (retroactive to 1949) Criteria: Successful completion of 24 months of cumulative security guard duty service at a foreign service establishment. Devices: Bronze, Silver Star Marine Corps Security Guard Ribbon – History and Overview The Marine Security Guard Ribbon was established in 1997 and made retroactive to January 28, 1949, the […]

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How USMC Medals are Worn and Displayed

Wear of USMC Service Ribbons USMC Ribbons are authorized on Marine dress “B”, dress “A” or shirts when prescribed as an outer garment. They are normally worn in rows of 3 or rows of 4 when displaying a large number of awards. If the lapel conceals any ribbons, they may be placed in successively decreasing […]

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