Ribbons - Order of Precedence
Overseas Service Ribbon


Description

The Army Overseas Service Ribbon is 1 3/8 inches in width. It is composed of the following vertical stripes: 3/16 inch National Flag Blue 67124, 5/16 inch Grotto Blue 67165, 1/16 inch Golden Yellow 67104, 1/4 inch Brick Red 67113, 1/16 inch Golden Yellow, 5/16 inch Grotto Blue, and 3/16 inch National Flag Blue.


Components

Ribbon. MIL-D-11589/282. (There is no medal for this ribbon).


Criteria

See Army Regulation 600-8-22, Military Awards.


Background

a. The Army Overseas Service Ribbon was established by the Secretary of the Army on 10 April 1981.

b. A corresponding numeral is affixed to the ribbon to indicate completion of a second or subsequent qualifying overseas tour(s).






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