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.
|Navy Unit Commendation|
Additional awards of the Navy Unit Commendation are denoted by ?3/16 inch bronze stars.
|Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation|
Additional awards of the Navy MUC are denoted by ?3/16" bronze stars.
|Army NCO Professional Development Ribbon|
Denote the number of courses completed
|United Nations Medal|
Indicates number of qualifying periods of service
|Multinational Force and Observers Medal|
Indicates additional periods of service with the same mission