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Issued by:
Republic of Vietnam, Vietnamese, 1955 - 1975  Search this
Received by:
General Colin L. Powell, American, 1937 - 2021  Search this
Subject of:
United States Army, American, founded 1775  Search this
United States Armed Forces, American, founded 1775  Search this
United States Department of Defense  Search this
Medium:
polyester on brass (alloy)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3/8 × 1 7/16 × 3/16 in. (1 × 3.7 × 0.5 cm)
Type:
ribbon bars
insignias
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
July 28, 1969
Description:
One (1) Republic of Vietnam Staff Service First Class Medal ribbon worn by Major Colin L. Powell, earned for his military service in Vietnam in 1969. This square metal and cloth ribbon (also called service ribbon or ribbon bar) features four (4) striped colors in the following order: light green, black, bright red, white, bright red, white, bright red, white, bright red, black, and light green. When worn on the Army Service uniform, it is attached at the proper left chest above the breast pocket.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Government  Search this
Military  Search this
Vietnam War, 1961-1975  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Alma J. Powell
Object number:
A2022.101.1.62
Restrictions & Rights:
No known copyright restrictions
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c18042b0-64b6-454e-b267-175094081595
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2022.101.1.62