Medal: A bronze eight pointed
star with alternating points of the star lined, superimposed by a disk with
a figure of a soldier, a child and a farmer with a shovel, all enclosed by
a white enamel designation band inscribed DAN-VU at the top and BOI-TINH
at the bottom. Ribbon: The ribbon is 1 3/8 inches in width and consists
of the following stripes: 3/32 inch Bottle Green; 3/16 inch Scarlet; 23/64
inch Bottle Green; 1/64 inch Scarlet; 1/16 inch Bottle Green; 1/64 inch Scarlet;
23/64 inch Bottle Green; 3/16 inch Scarlet; and 3/32 inch Bottle Green. The
ribbon is worn with a palm to indicate level of awarding authority. The ribbon
is enclosed behind a gold color metal frame.
The Republic of Vietnam Civil Actions
Medal was awarded as an individual foreign award to some members of the United
States Army. The unit citation of the Republic of Vietnam Civil Actions Medal
was awarded certain units by the Vietnamese government for meritorious service
during the period 1 March 1961 to 28 March 1974. Individuals who received
the RVN Civil Actions Medal as an individual award are authorized to wear
the medal. Personnel assigned to an unit which was awarded the medal are
authorized to wear the unit award emblem.
a. The Republic
of Vietnam Civil Action unit citation is authorized for permanent wear only.
Personnel assigned to the organization during the period cited may wear the
which have been awarded the Republic of Vietnam Civil Actions unit award
may display a streamer on the organizational flag. The streamer is the same
pattern as the ribbon with the palm near the heading of the streamer. The
inscription will be as indicated on the unit's lineage and
c. The Republic
of Vietnam Civil Action Medal was awarded as an individual foreign decoration
in certain instances. When worn as an individual foreign decoration, it is
worn without the gold frame.