The ribbon is 1 3/8 inches wide and consists of the following stripes: 1/16 inch gherkin green 67183; 3/16 inch white 67101; 5/16 inch gherkin green; 1/4 inch white; 5/16 inch gherkin green; 3/16 inch white; and 1/16 inch gherkin green. Republic of vietnam campaign military ribbon. MIL-R-11589/158.
- GSA Compliant.
- Berry Compliant.
The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Ribbon/Medal is awarded to personnel who meet one of the following requirements:
Served in the Republic of Vietnam for six months during the period of 1 March 1961 and 28 March 1973.
Served outside the geographical limits of the Republic of Vietnam and contributed direct combat support to the Republic of Vietnam and Armed Forces for six months. Such individuals must meet the criteria established for the Armed Forces Expeditionary ribbon/medal (for Vietnam) or the Vietnam Service ribbon/medal, to qualify for the Republic of Vietnam Campaign ribbon/medal.
Six months service is not required for individuals who were wounded by hostile forces; killed in action or otherwise in line of duty; or captured by hostile forces.