VIETNAM CIVIL ACTIONS MEDAL
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 a unit which was awarded the medal are
authorized to wear the unit award emblem.
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 emblem.
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.
Quoted from the Institute of Heraldry.