Army Sea Duty Ribbon — Military Decorations

Army Sea Duty Ribbon Medal and Ribbon Design Images

The Army Sea Duty Ribbon comes with a unique service ribbon, which is worn on the recipient's uniform in situations where the full medal is not worn. If you have earned this decoration, you can wear the service ribbon on your ribbon rack.
Design of the Army Sea Duty Ribbon

There is no medal for this ribbon.

What is the Army Sea Duty Ribbon Decoration?

The Army Sea Duty Ribbon was created to recognize active duty soldiers who have completed two cumulative years of sea duty above a Class A or B Army sea vessel. Time can be accrued by serving on Navy, Coast Guard, and other allied powers seacraft but require approval by the soldier's superior. For mobilized soldiers, they must serve only one year before they are eligible for this ribbon.

The United States military sorts decorations into categories called Classes and Types. The Army Sea Duty Ribbon medal is classified as a Service Award of the type General Service Award.

How Do You Earn the Army Sea Duty Ribbon?

This ribbon is awarded for 90-day deployment aboard a vessel underway.

Displaying the Army Sea Duty Ribbon

The Order of Precedence of the Army Sea Duty Ribbon is 98, and this precedence is used when placing the associated service ribbon on your uniform ribbon rack. You can see a full list of decorations in the order of precedence on the Decorations homepage.

This ribbon is worn between the Superior Unit ribbon and the NCO Professional Development ribbon.

Army Sea Duty Ribbon Associated Branches



Army Sea Duty Ribbon Associated Branches



Army Sea Duty Ribbon and the Stolen Valor Act

The Stolen Valor Act of 2013 is a federal law that makes it illegal for any person to falsely claim to be the recipient of certain military awards, "with the intention of obtaining money, property, or other tangible benefit by convincing another that he or she received the award".This decoration is covered by the Stolen Valor act. Fraudulently claiming to have received a Army Sea Duty Ribbon can result in punishment including a fine, imprisonment for not more than one year, or both

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