The Connecticut Medal of Valor Ribbon is officially hallmarked by the U.S. Institute of Heraldry state ribbon. This ribbon is awarded for conspicuous gallantry by any member of the state military forces. Legislature authorized this award in November of 1955 with the passage of Ch 63, Sec N115, effective December 20th, 1955. The color of this ribbon is a solid blue and is ready to be worn on an official uniform. Connecticut Medal of Valor Ribbons are made with the highest government standards and are US Military approved. All ribbons of the US Military are made in the USA. Ribbons are unmounted and do not come with a holding bar. To purchase this ribbon for yourself or a family member's shadow box, or display case, we require a DD-214 or other valid proof that this medal was honorably awarded.