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RIBBON PORTION OF MY AWARDED MEDALS

These are the three rows that I wore at my retirement from the Army in 1983.
(Since 1983, a couple of additional medals have been announced for which I am eligible. I have not yet requested award of these)
Each decoration and award is explained.
(Bold explanations mean that the medal or badge was awarded to me as an indivual,
not because of my participation in a theater of service or a campaign.
)

Decoration or Award
Remarks
Bronze Star
Meritorious Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster (the Oak Leaf Cluster indicates a second award of this medal.
National Defense Service Medal
Armed Forces Expeditionary Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster
xxxx Service Medal
Service Medal
Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry with Bronze Star Medal (an individual award)
Vietnam Campaign Medal
Combat Infantryman's Badge
Ranger Tab
Parachutist Badge
General Staff Identification Badge

Marksman (pistol) Award
MAAG Vietnam shoulder patch. Entitled to wear on the right shoulder of the uniform.
MACV Vietnam shoulder patch.

( Since my tour bridged the transition between the command change in 1965, I can wear this one or the previous.)
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ILLUSTRATION (GEN WESLEY CLARK) OF WEARING OF BADGES AND DECORATIONS


General Wesley Clark.
Note the Unit Citations over the right pocket above the name tag.
Below the name tag on the right pocket is the Army General Staff Identication Badge.
His left pocket includes the National Defense Staff Identification Badge.
Generals of any grade do not wear Branch Insignia below the "U.S." on their lapels as do other officers, e.g., Infantry, Artillery, Inspector General.
Note the edge of the Ranger Tab on his left shoulder. There is no Unit Patch worn by any of the Army General Staff at the Pentagon..