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1914 - 2015
The Military Ribbons pictured are listed below by row from left to right.
(2x) Air Force Longevity Award (1957 - Present) with two bronze oak leaf clusters (The award is for 4 years of honorable service and the two bronze oak leaf clusters indicate that the award has been received three times. Attached is the National Defense Service Award (1953 - Present) with one bronze star (the award is given to those who serve honorably during a period of national emergency, the bronze star indicates that the wearer served in 2 of the designated wars).
National Defense Service Award (1953 - Present) given to those who serve honorably during a period of national emergency.
Air Force Good Conduct Award (1963 - Present) given to enlisted personnel for exemplary behavior, efficiency and fidelity.
Asiatic–Pacific Campaign Award (1941 - 1946) given to those who served in the U.S. armed forces for at least 30 days in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater.
Unknown Award (1914- 1950) presumed to be an Army Air Corp or perhaps early Air Force award as the ribbon features the Hap Arnold wings emblem which was used during WWI.
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The Barbara H. Hagan School of Nursing: Historical Collection. (2018). "U.S. Military: Ribbons" [Photograph]. Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.molloy.edu/nur_hagan/724