The South Dakota Berlin Crisis Ribbon is officially hallmarked by the U.S. Institute of Heraldry state ribbon. This ribbon is awarded for active federal service by members of the Kansas National Guard during the “Berlin Crisis” national emergency declared by the President in 1961. The SD Berlin Crisis Ribbon was authorized on October 11th, 1982 by PO 67-3, and promulgated by Chg 1, dated to be on October 15th, 1982, to regulation. Comes in the color pattern blue (3/32), red (⅜), white (1/16), blue (1/16), white (1/16), and blue (1/16). South Dakota Berlin Crisis Ribbons are made with the highest government standards and are US Military approved. All ribbons of the US Military are made in the USA by US Veterans. 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.