Marine Corps Vietnam Tankers Historical Foundation®

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The 1st Tank Battalion


Streamer/Ribbon Award Year(s) Information
PUC W/1 silver & 3 Bronze Stars 1942, 1944, 1945, 1950, 1950, 1951, 1966–1967, 1967–1968, 2003 Guadalcanal, Peleliu-Ngesebus, Okinawa, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq
Joint Meritorious Unit Award 1992–1993 Somalia
Navy Unit Commendation W/1 Bronze Star 1952–1953, 1990–1991 Korea, Southwest Asia
American Defense Service 1941  
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign W/1 Silver & 1 Bronze Star   Guadalcanal, Eastern New Guinea, New Britain, Peleliu, Okinawa
World War II Victory 1941-1945 Pacific War
Navy Occupation Service W/"Asia"    
China Service W/1 Bronze Star Sept. 1946-June 1947 North China
National Defense Service W/3 Bronze Stars 1950–1954, 1961–1974, 1990–1995, 2001–present Korean War, Vietnam War, Gulf War, War on Terrorism
Korean Service W/2 Silver Stars   Inchon-Seoul, Chosin Reservoir, East-Central Front, Western Front
Armed Forces Expeditionary 1992-1993 Somalia
Vietnam Service W/2 Silver & 3 Bronze Stars July 1965 – April 1971, April – December 1975 Chu Lai, Da Nang, Dong Ha, Qui Nhon, Hue, Phu Bai, Quang Tri, Operation New Arrival
South West Asia Service W/2 Bronze Stars September 1990 – February 1991 Desert Shield, Desert Storm
Iraq Campaign March 2004 – March 2005, March 2006 – February 2007  
Global War on Terroism Expeditionary March – May 2003  
Global War on Terroism Service 2001–present  
Korea Presidential Unit Citation    
Vietnam Gallantry Cross W/Palm    
Vietnam Meritiorious Unit Citation Civil Action Apr 01, 1968-Nov 20, 1970