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  Presidential Unit Citation - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The United States Presidential Unit Citation is "awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and co-belligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or after 7 December 1941.
Philippine P.U.C. The Philippine Presidential Unit Citation is a decoration of the Republic of the Philippines which has been awarded to certain units of the United States military for actions both during and subsequent to the Second World War.
Vietnam P.U.C. The Republic of Vietnam Presidential Unit Citation was awarded by the Vietnamese government to all personnel in the Military Assistance Advisory Group during August and September 1954.
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 Presidential Unit Citation
The Presidential Unit Citation emblem worn to represent award of the Presidential Unit Citation is 1 7/16 inches wide and 9/16 inch in height.
The Presidential Unit Citation is awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and co-belligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or after 7 December 1941.
The components of the Presidential Unit Citation are the emblem awarded to members of the unit and the streamer for display on the unit flag/guidon.
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 Presidential Unit Citation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The United States Presidential Unit Citation is "awarded to units of the Forces of the United States and co-belligerent for extraordinary heroism in action against an enemy occurring on or after 7 December 1941.
Korean P.U.C. The Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation is issued by the government of South Korea to both Korean military and foreign The last major issuance of the decoration United States forces was during the Korean War when the decoration was bestowed to U.S. military units.
Vietnam P.U.C. The Republic of Vietnam Presidential Unit Citation was awarded by the Vietnamese government all personnel in the Military Assistance Advisory during August and September 1954.
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 Presidential_Unit_Citation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Image:KoreaPresrib.gifthumbright100pxKorean P.U.C. The '''Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation''' is issued by the government of South Korea to both Korean military and foreign units.
Image:Philpuc.gifframedrightPhilippine P.U.C. The '''Philippine Presidential Unit Citation''' is a decoration of the Republic of the Philippines which has been awarded to certain units of the United States military for actions both during and subsequent to the Second World War.
Image:VietnamPUC.gifframedrightVietnam P.U.C. The '''Republic of Vietnam Presidential Unit Citation''' was awarded by the Vietnamese government to all personnel in the Military Assistance Advisory Group during August and September 1954.
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 Presidential Unit Citation - The Jiggies Reference Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation is similar to the US decoration, but is awarded by the Korean government.
The Philippine Presidential Unit Citation was awarded by the US government to certain units serving in the Philippines during World War II, and also for service to the Republic of the Philippines during natural disasters in 1970 and 1972.
The Republic of Vietnam Presidential Unit Citation was awarded by the Vietnamese government to all personnel in the Military Assistance Advisory Group during August and September 1954.
www.jiggies.com /reference/Presidential_Unit_Citation   (369 words)

  
 Presidential Unit Citation & other Unit awards
The components of the Presidential Unit Citation are the emblem awarded to members of the unit and the streamer for display on the unit flag or guidon.
The current components of the Meritorious Unit Commendation are the emblems awarded to members of the unit and the streamer for display on the unit flag or guidon.
Inscription is as indicated on the unit's lineage and honors.
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 Presidential citation 3 RAR, 23 June 1951 [Australian War Memorial]
Presidential citation 3 RAR, 23 June 1951 [Australian War Memorial]
Company A, 72nd Heavy Tank Battalion, supported all units to the full extent of its capacity and, in addition, kept the main roads open and assisted in evacuating the wounded.
The seriousness of the break-through on the central front had been changed from defeat to victory by the gallant stand of these heroic and courageous soldiers.
www.awm.gov.au /encyclopedia/pres_cit.htm   (406 words)

  
 Military Assistance Command   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Presidential Unit Citation went to the group 29 years after it went out of business and three years after CNN broadcast a bogus report saying it used nerve gas on defectors.
The Presidential Unit Citation is given to units that display gallantry that set them apart from other units.
The unit award is equal to the individual award of the Distinguished Service Cross, the U.S. military’s second-highest award for valor.
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 Presidential Unit / Distinguished Unit Citation Display Recognition
It is conferred on units of the armed forces of the United States and of cobelligerent nations, for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy on or after Dec. 7, 1941.
For subsequent awards of the Presidential Unit Citation, the individual is authorized to wear a bronze oak-leaf cluster on the ribbon.
Such citations may also be issued to units of armed forces of cobelligerent nations, serving with the armed forces of the United States for outstanding performance in action on or after December 7, 1941; provided that such units shall meet the standards established for the armed forces of the United States.
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 Navy Presidential Unit Citation
The Navy Presidential Unit Citation was established by Executive Order 9050 signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 6, 1942, and promulgated by Navy Department General Order Number 187 of February 3, 1943.
The Navy Presidential Unit Citation is awarded in the name of the President to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy.
Subsequent award of the Presidential Unit Citation are currently denoted by bronze stars three-sixteenths of an inch in diameter; a silver star three-sixteenths of an inch in diameter is worn in lieu of five bronze stars.
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 Federal Ribbon Awards - Air Force Unit Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Air Force Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded for extra-ordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy on or after December 7, 1941.
The Air Force Presidential Unit Citation is worn after the all Achieve-ment Medals and before the Joint Meritorious Unit Award.
Additional awards of the Presidential Unit Citation are denoted by oak leaf clusters.
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 Presidential unit citation  certificate & criteria, Presidential unit citation
The Navy Presidential Unit Citation was instituted in 1942.
Awarded in the name of the President of the United States to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy.
All personnel permanently assigned or attached to the cited units who were actually present and participated in the action or actions for which the unit was cited are authorized to wear the ribbon permanently.
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 Presidential Unit Citation: 71st Regiment 44th I.D.
Company I, 71st Regiment, was awarded its Presidential Unit Citation for the action at Fruedenberg Farm.
Presidential Unit Citation in a matter of days during Nordwind.
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy.
www.efour4ever.com /44thdivision/unitcitation.htm   (307 words)

  
 RVN Presidential Unit Citation certificate
It was awarded to United States Military Units by the President of the Council of Ministers, State of Vietnam.
The Republic of Vietnam Presidential Unit Citation was in effect from August 15, 1950 until the fall of South Vietnam in April of 1975.
Originally created as the Vietnam Friendship Ribbon, it was recreated as the Vietnam Presidential Unit Citation in 1961, and awarded to cited units under the same conditions required for the award of the Presidential Unit Citation of the United States.
www.citationexpress.com /Cert_RVN_Presidential_Unit_Citation.htm   (231 words)

  
 United States Distinguished Unit Citation to D Company, Sixth Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment
The Citation is represented by the Blue Pennant on the Regimental Colour and by the blue rectangle in a gold frame which is worn above the right hand breast pocket at all times by those who took part in the battle, and by others whilst actually serving with the unit.
The Citation was awarded by the President of the United States of America on 30 May 1968 and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II gave formal approval for the acceptance and unrestricted wearing of the Distinguished Unit Citation on 13 June 1968.
By virtue of the authority vested in me as President of the United States and as Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the United States, I have today awarded the Presidential Unit Citation (Army) for extraordinary heroism to D Company, Sixth Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment, The Australian Army.
www.vvaa.org.au /dcoy.htm   (403 words)

  
 FNG - Florida National Guard unit awarded Navy’s Presidential Unit Citation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Battalion earned the Army’s Presidential Unit Citation for their action during the fierce battles of New Guinea against the Japanese.
The Presidential Unit Citation was originally established as the Distinguished Unit Citation in 1942.
The award is given to units for extraordinary heroism against in action against an armed enemy.
www.floridaguard.net /read.asp?did=3176   (313 words)

  
 Presidential Unit Citation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
He also received a Presidential Unit Citation with two stars, Navy Unit Citation with one star, World War II Victory Medal, Korean Service Medal and the United...
The 506th received the Presidential Unit Citation for its exploits in Normandy on June 6, 1944.
The Presidential Unit Citation is a senior unit award granted to military units which has performed an extremely meritorious or heroic act, usually in the face of an armed enemy.
www.wikiverse.org /presidential-unit-citation   (735 words)

  
 Presidential Unit Citation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Presidential Unit Citation is a senior unit award granted to military units which have performed an extremely meritorious or heroic act, usually in the face of an armed enemy.
Several nations bestow awards which are referred to as the Presidential Unit Citation, among which include the following:
This is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Distinguished_Unit_Emblem   (121 words)

  
 Unit Citation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Unit citation awarded to the battalion per Sec I, GO #29, Hq., First US Army, 17 February 1945.
The 51st Engineer Combat Battalion, United States Army, is cited for outstanding performance of duty in action against the enemy from 17 to 22 December 1944, in Belgium.
When German forces had penetrated deep into friendly lines on 17 December 1944, and were rolling westward rapidly, the 51st Engineer Combat Battalion was ordered into strongpoint defensive positions in the vicinity of Trois Ponts, Hotton and Marche, Belgium with the mission of impeding and containing the enemy advance at strategic points.
www.51ecb.org /citation.html   (240 words)

  
 Presidential Unit Citation, 5th Marines
"The Presidential Unit Citation (Navy) is awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy.
President Johnson said the above words as he awarded the Presidential Unit Citation to the entire 5th Marine Regiment for their heroic actions on Operations Union I, and II in May 1967.
Attacking aggressively, the 5th Marines uncovered the 3rd North Vietnamese Regiment dug in near Vinh Huy and were met by a withering barrage of mortar, machine-gun and recoilless rifle fire.
www.combatwife.net /puc5th.htm   (516 words)

  
 761st TANK BATTALION PRESIDENTIAL UNIT CITATION
Suffering severe casualties and damage to their tanks, the 761st attacked and counter-attacked throughout the five-day period against a numerically superior force in both personnel and equipment, and on 9 January 1945 the men of the 761st routed the enemy from Tillet and captured the town.
This action was significant in that the enemy was prevented from further supply of its forces encircling Bastogne, and the United States troops there, because of the closing of the Brussels-Bastogne highway by the men of the 761st.
One of the most significant accomplishments of the 761st began 20 March 1945 when, acting as the armor spearhead, the unit broke through the Seigfried Line into the Rhine plain, allowing units of the 4th Armored Division to move through to the Rhine River.
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 Presidential Distinguished Unit Citation
On 17 June 1944, the First Bombardment Division and its Bombardment Groups were awarded the Presidential "Distinguished Unit Citation" for actions on the 11 January 1944 Oschersleben mission.
The scale of the enemy attack is graphically indicated by the fact that 400 encounters with enemy aircraft were recorded by units of the 1st Bombardment Division.
The gunners met these continuous attacks with accurate fire, and the division continued toward the targets as briefed where bombs were dropped with excellent results.
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 Presidential Unit Citation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or after December 7, 1941.
The unit must display such gallantry, determination, and esprit de corps in accomp-lishing its mission under extremely difficult and hazardous conditions so as to set it apart from and above other units participating in the same campaign.
The Presidential Unit Citation is worn on the right side of the uniform before all other unit citations.
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 AllRefer.com - decorations, civil and military (Military Affairs (nonnaval)) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The highest decoration for exceptional heroism in the United States is the Congressional Medal of Honor, instituted in 1861 for the Navy and 1862 for the Army.
In the United States and Great Britain a ribbon, indicating by its colors the corresponding medal, rather than the medal itself, is worn over the left breast pocket of the uniform.
Several countries award decorations to entire units; an example is the Presidential Unit Citation in the United States.
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 Presidential Unit Citation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It was almost eight months later when we received word that our unit, the 2nd Battalion of the 274th Infantry Regiment had been singled out for a "Presidential Unit Citation".
At dusk, the German defenders counter-attacked ferociously and succeeded in splitting and isolating the units of the 2nd Battalion.
With unhesitating disregard of personal safety, the officers and men of this Battalion tenaciously hung on to their positions and inflicted such heavy losses on the enemy that the German positions became untenable and an enemy withdrawal was begun during the night.
www.trailblazersww2.org /commendations/PUC.htm   (423 words)

  
 40th Infantry Division: Korean Presidential Unit Citation
The 40th United States Infantry Division arrived in Korea in January 1952 and assumed control of the Kumwha sector of the central front.
Division units such as the 143d and 951st Field Artillery Battalions, and many others continued with their mission of supporting the 12th Republic of Korea Army Division.
By this citation each member of the 40th United States Infantry Division who served in Korea during the period 30 June 1952 to 27 July 1953 is entitled to wear the Presidential Unit Citation Ribbon.
www.militarymuseum.org /40thIDROKPUC.html   (319 words)

  
 Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria: The Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation is awarded by the Korean government.
The Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation emblem is authorized for permanent wear by personnel assigned to the organization during the period cited.
Organizations which have been awarded the Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation may display a streamer on the organizational flag.
www.gruntsmilitary.com /rkpuc.shtml   (192 words)

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