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RVN Presidential Unit Citation

  Việt Nam Cộng Hňa đơn vị trích dẫn  

Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam) Issue

Presidential Unit Citation Certificate


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Personalized with you name, rank and unit

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RVN PUC item # 0313  $19.95

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Award Date & Unit



Vietnam Presidential Unit Citation


Award Criteria:

Establishing Authority

Also known as the State of
Vietnam Friendship Ribbon, the Republic of Vietnam Presidential Unit Citation was established by the Government of South Vietnam on August 15, 1950. It was awarded to United States Military Units by the President of the Council of Ministers, State of Vietnam.

Effective Dates

The Republic of Vietnam Presidential Unit Citation was in effect from August 15, 1950 until the fall of South Vietnam in April of 1975.


Originally created as the Vietnam Friendship Ribbon, it was recreated as the Vietnam Presidential Unit Citation in 1961, and awarded to cited units under the same conditions required for the award of the Presidential Unit Citation of the United States.

The Republic of Vietnam Presidential Unit Citation was approved for wear on February 28, 1955 by Department of the Army General Order Number 16. However, this Order provided that, "It will be removed from the uniform by all personnel prior to departure from that area

The Republic of Vietnam Presidential Unit Citation was also awarded to United States Military Advisory Group in Indo-China with the following citation: "During the months of August and September 1954, the members of the Military Assistance Advisory Group assisted to freedom from the terrors of Communist rule in their home territory of North and Central Viet-Nam, hundreds of thousands of men, women, and children. Thanks to the efficient and humanitarian assistance of the members of the Military Assistance Advisory Group these refugees have been given an opportunity to start their lives anew in the free territories of Viet-Nam. The free people of Viet-Nam express their heartfelt gratitude for this unselfish manifestation of friendship and support."


No devices were authorized for this award.



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