United States Military Decoration Device Combat "V" Device (Navy)

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Combat "V" Device (Navy) Description

The "V" device is a 1/4" device that is attached to certain decorations in the U.S. Armed Forces and represents heroism or valor in combat instead of meritorious service. Such situations as active engagement of an enemy force or other actions deemed heroic by the theater commander. All branches use the same V device, and since 2017, all share the same criteria across branches.This device is in a 1/4" size.It comes in Bronze.

Associated Devices

testerNavy Unit Commendation

Additional awards of the Navy Unit Commendation are denoted by  3/16 inch bronze stars.

testerNavy Meritorious Unit Commendation

Additional awards of the Navy MUC are denoted by  3/16" bronze stars.

testerArmy NCO Professional Development Ribbon

Denote the number of courses completed

testerUnited Nations Medaltester

Indicates number of qualifying periods of service

testerMultinational Force and Observers Medaltester

Indicates additional periods of service with the same mission