Issue Regulations: Valorous Unit Award (U.S. Army)

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Otis Willie PIO The American War Library

Mar 1, 2011, 4:35:51 PM3/1/11
Issue Regulations: Valorous Unit Award (U.S. Army)

The Valorous Unit Award was established on August 3, 1964, by the Army Chief of
Staff, General Earle G. Wheeler. The Valorous Unit Award has been in effect
since August 3, 1963. The Valorous Unit Award may be awarded to units of the
Forces of the United States for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed
enemy of the United States; while engaged in military operations involving
conflict with an opposing foreign force; or, while serving with friendly foreign
forces engaged in an armed conflict against an opposing armed force in which the
United States is not a belligerent party.

NOTE: Eligible personnel should ensure this Service Period acknowledgment is
listed on your current 201A Military Award Report: (or...

Other medal, badge and certificate Issue Regulations are here:

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