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QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE

    AWARDS and DECORATIONS AWARDS and DECORATIONS

    DATA CODE “Quick Reference Guide

    AR 600-8-22

Campaign and Service Awards Campaign and Service Awards Campaign and Service Awards

Data Code Name of Award Decode Abbreviation

    CASAWDAA (01-99) Outstanding Airman of the Year Ribbon AFOA USAF OUSTND AMN YR RBN CASAWDAC American Campaign Medal ACM AMERICAN CAMP MDL

    CASAWDAD American Defense Service Medal ADSM AMERICAN DEF SVC MDL CASAWDAE (01-99) Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal AFEM ARMED FCS EXP MDL CASAWDAF (01-99) Air Force NCO Professional Military Education Graduate Ribbon AFMER NCO-PROF-MIL-ED-GD-RB

    CASAWDAG Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal W/Arrow Head device AFEMA ARM-FCS-EXP-M W/ARWHD CASAWDAH (01-99) Armed Forces Service Medal (AFSM) AFSM ARMED FCS SVC MDL CASAWDAT Afghanistan Campaign Medal w/Arrowhead ACMA AFGHAN CAMP MDL W/AD CASAWDAI Afghanistan Campaign Medal ACM AFGHANISTAN CAMP

    CASAWDAM (01-99) Armed Forces Reserve Medal AFRM ARMED FCS RES MDL CASAWDAN Armed Forces Reserve Medal L/W M device AFRMM ARM-FCS-RES-MDL-W/M CASAWDAP Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal APCM ASIA PAC CAMP MDL

    CASAWDAQ (01-99) Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal ARCAM AR COMP ACHVMT MDL CASAWDAR (01-99) Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal ARFMS AIR RS FCS MERIT SVC MDL CASAWDAS (01-99) Antarctica Service Medal ASM ANTARCTICA SVC MDL CASAWDAX U.S. Antarctic Expedition Medal ANTEX US ANTARCTIC EXP MDL CASAWDBU (01) Coast Guard Bicentennial Unit Commendation Ribbon GBR CG BI RBN CASAWDCA (01-99) Army Good Conduct Medal AGCM USA GOOD CONDUCT MDL CASAWDCC (01-99) Coast Guard Good Conduct Medal CGGCM USCG GOOD CONDUCT MDL CASAWDCF (01-99) Air Force Good Conduct Medal AFGCM USAF GOOD CONDUCT MDL CASAWDCM (01-99) Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal MCGCM USMC GOOD CONDUCT MDL CASAWDCN (01-99) Navy Good Conduct medal NGCM USN GOOD CONDUCT MDL CASAWDCR (01-99) Air Force Combat Readiness Medal AFCRM AF-CBT-READINESS-MDL CASAWDCS China Service Medal (extended) CHISM USN/USMC CHINA SVC MDL CASAWDDB (01-10) Army Sea Duty Ribbon w/ Bronze Service Star ASDRB ARMY SEA RIB W/BRZ STAR CASAWDDR Army Sea Duty Ribbon ASDR ARMY SEA DUTY RIBBON

    CASAWDEA European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal EAME EU/AF/ME CAMP MDL CASAWDEM (01-99) Navy and Marine Expeditionary Medal N/MCE USN & USMC EXPEDITIONRY

    1 Army Awards Data Codes

    CASAWDGR (01-99) Coast Guard Reserve Good Conduct Medal CGRGC CG-RES-GD-CONDUCT-MDL CASAWDGS Coast Guard Sea Service Ribbon CGSSR USCG SEA SVC RBN

    CASAWDGW Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal w/Arrowhead GWTEA GLO-WAR-ON-TERR EXP MDL W/AD CASAWDHA Medal for Humane Action MHA MDL HUMANE ACTION

    CASAWDHG (01-99) Air Force Basic Military Training Honor Guard Ribbon AFHNG USAF BMT HON GRAD RBN CASAWDHS (01-99) Humanitarian Service Medal HSM HUMANITARIAN SVC MDL CASAWDIA Iraq Campaign Medal w/Arrowhead ICMAD IRAQ CAMP MDL W/AD CASAWDIR Iraq Campaign Medal ICM IRAQ CAMP MDL

    CASAWDKM (01) Korean Defense Service Medal KDSM KOREA-DEF-SVC-MDL CASAWDKP Kosovo Campaign Medal w/Bronze Service Star KCMBS KOS-CAMP-MDL-BSS CASAWDKQ Kosovo Campaign Medal w/2 Bronze Service Star KCM2B KOS-CAMP-MDL-2BSS CASAWDKS Korean Service Medal KSM KOREAN SVC MDL

    CASAWDLS Air Force Longevity Service Award Ribbon AFLSR USAF LGY SVC RBN CASAWDMR Marine Corps Reserve Medal (rescinded) SMCRM SEL USMC RES MDL CASAWDMS Marine Corps Reserve Medal SMCR SEL-MC-RES-MDL

    CASAWDMV (01-99) Merchant Marine Vietnam Service Bar MMVSB MER MAR VN SVC BAR CASAWDNA Navy Arctic Service Ribbon NARCS USN ARCTIC SVC RBN

    CASAWDNB National Defense Service Medal w/Bronze Service Star NDSMB NTL-DEF-SM-BSS CASAWDND (01-99) National Defense Service Medal NDSM NTL-DEF-SM CASAWDNF Navy Fleet Marine Force Ribbon NFMFR NAV FLT MARINE FRC RB CASAWDNO Navy/Marine Corps Overseas Service Ribbon NMCOS USN/USMC OS SVC RBN CASAWDNP (01-99) Noncommissioned Officers Professional Development Ribbon NOPDR NCO PROF DEV RBN CASAWDNR Naval Reserve Medal NRM NAVAL RESERVE MDL

    CASAWDOL Air Force Overseas Service Long Tour AFOLT USAF OS SVC LT RBN CASAWDOM Army of Occupation Medal AOM ARMY OF ACCUMPATION MDL

    CASAWDON (01-99) Navy Occupation Service Medal NOSM NAV OCC SVC MDL CASAWDOR (01-99) Overseas Service Ribbon OSR USA OS SVC RBN

    CASAWDOS Air Force Overseas Service Ribbon (Short Tour) AFOST USAF-OS-SVC-RBN(ST) CASAWDOT (01-99) Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon ARCOT USAR COMP OS TNG RBN CASAWDOV Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal MOVSM MIL OUTSTDG VOL SVC MDL CASAWDPW (01-99) Prisoner of War Medal POWMD PRISONER OF WAR MEDAL CASAWDRC Air Force Recognition Ribbon AFREC USAF RECOGNITION RBN CASAWDRD Coast Guard Restricted Duty Ribbon CGRDR CSCG RESTRICTD DUTY RBN CASAWDRM (01-99) Naval Reserve Meritorious Service Medal NRMS USN RES MER SVC MDL CASAWDRR Marine Corps Reserve Ribbon NRR USMC RESERVE RBN

    CASAWDRT Coast Guard Recruit Training Honor Guard Ribbon CGRTH USCG RCRUT TNG HON GRAD CASAWDSA (01-99) Coast Guard Arctic Service Medal CGASM USACG ARCTIC SVC MDL CASAWDSB (01-03) Southwest Asia Service Medal w/Bronze Service Star SWABS SW ASIA SVC MDL W/BSS CASAWDSD (01-99) Navy Sea Service Deployment Ribbon NSSDR NAVY-SEA-SVC-DEPL-RBN CASAWDSO Coast Guard Special Operations Service Ribbon CGSOR USCG SP OPNS RBN

    2 Army Awards Data Codes

CASAWDSR (01-99) Army Service Ribbon ASR USA SVC RBN

    CASAWDSS Naval Reserve Sea Service Ribbon W/2 stars NRSS2 USN RES SEA SVC W/2ST CASAWDSW (01) Southwest Asia Service Medal SWASM SW ASIA SVC MDL

    CASAWDTE (01) Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal GWOTE GLOBAL-WAR-ON-TERR-EXP-MDL CASAWDTR (01-99) Air Force Training Ribbon AFTING USAF TNG RBN

    CASAWDTS (01) Global War on Terrorism Service Medal GWOTS GLOBAL-WAR-ON-TERR-SVC-MDL CASAWDVS Vietnam Service Medal VSM VIETNAM SVC MDL

    CASAWDWA Womens Army Corps Service Medal WACSM WAC SVC MDL

    CASAWDWV World War II Victory Medal WWIIV WWII VICTORY MDL

Combat and Special Skill Badge Combat and Special Skill Badge Combat and Special Skill Badge

Data Code Name of Award Decode Abbreviation

CBTSPBAA (01) Air Assault Badge AIR ASLT AIR ASSAULT BADGE

    CBTSPBAB Air Force Basic Aircrew Member Badge AFCMB USAF AIRCREW MEM BAD CBTSPBAC (01) Aviation Badge AV-BAD AV-BAD AVIATION BADGE

    CBTSPBAD (01) Aircraft and Munitions Maintenance Badge (BASIC) AFMMBB USAF AIR-MUN-MT-BSC CBTSPBAE (01) Aircraft and Munitions Maintenance Badge (SENIOR) AFMMBS USAF AIR-MUN-MT-SR CBTSPBAF (01) Aircraft and Munitions Maintenance Badge (MASTER) AFMMBM USAF AIR-MUN-MT-MST CBTSPBAG Air Force Basic Supply-Fuels Qualification Badge AFSFQ USAF SUP-FUEL-QUAL CBTSPBAH Air Force Senior Supply-Fuels Qualification Badge AFSSFQ USAF SR-SUP-FUEL-QUA CBTSPBAI Air Force Master Supply-Fuels Qualification Badge AFMSFQ USAF MT-SUP-FUEL-QUA CBTSPBAJ Air Force Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Badge AFSAEMBD AF-SM-AR-EX-MAR-BD CBTSPBAM (01) Air Force Missile Badge AFMSLBAD USAF MISSILE BADGE CBTSPBAV (01) Army Aviator Badge ARAVBAD USA AVIATOR BADGE

    CBTSPBAW (01) Army Astronaut Badge ARASTRO USA ASTRONAUT BADGE

    CBTSPBAX (01) Senior Army Astronaut Badge SARASTRO USA SR-ASTRONAUT BAD CBTSPBAY (01) MS Army Astronaut Badge MARASTRO USA MSTR-ASTRONAUT CBTSPBBM Basic Marksmanship Qualification Badge BMQB BASIC-MARKSQUAL-BAD CBTSPBCA (01) Combat Action Badge CAB COMBAT ACTION BAD

    CBTSPBCI (01-04) Combat Infantry Badge CIB COMBAT INFANTRY BAD

    CBTSPBCM (01-04) Combat Medical Badge CMB COMBAT MEDICAL BAD

    CBTSPBDA Driver and Mechanic Badge with Drive Amphibious DMB-DAMP DRV-MECH-BAD-AMPH CBTSPBDB Driver and Mechanic Badge with Mechanic DMB-MECH DRV-MECH-BAD-MECH CBTSPBDC Driver and Mechanic Badge with Driver Motorcycles DMB-DMC DRV-MECH-BAD-DMC

    CBTSPBDD Driver and Mechanic Badge with Operator DMB-OP DRV-MECH-BAD-OP CBTSPBDE Driver and Mechanic Badge with Driver Tracked Vehicles DMB-DTV DRV-MECH-BAD-TRK-VH

    3 Army Awards Data Codes

    CBTSPBDF Driver and Mechanic Badge with Driver Wheeled Vehicles DMB-DWV DRV-MECH-BAD-WHL-VE CBTSPBDM Driver and Mechanic Badge DRV/MECH DRIVER & MECHANIC BD CBTSPBDP (01) US Navy Nuclear Missile Sub Det USNNSDPI USN-SSBN-DETER-PATRL CBTSPBDR (01) Distinguished Rifleman Badge DDB-R DISTINGUISH-RFLMN-BD CBTSPBEC Coast Guard Expert Rifle Badge CGERB COAST-GUARD-EXPERT-RIFLE-BAD CBTSPBED (01) Explosive Ordnance Disposal Badge EOD-BAD EXPLOSV/ORDNCE DISPO CBTSPBEI (01-99) Expert Infantry Badge EIB EXPERT INFANTRY BAD

    CBTSPBEM (01-99) Expert Field Medical Badge EXPFLDMB EXPERT FIELD MEDICAL CBTSPBEP (01) Excellence in Competition Badge, Pistol ECB-P PISTOL EXCEL COMPETI CBTSPBEQ Coast Guard Expert Pistol Shot Badge CGEPSBD CG-EXPERT-PISTOL-BD CBTSPBER (01) Excellence in Competition Rifleman Badge EICRB EXCEL-IN-COMPT-RIFLEMAN-BD CBTSPBFA (01) Air Force Flight Nurse Badge AFFLTNBD USAF FLT-NURSE-BAD CBTSPBFB (01) Air Force Navigator/Observer Badge AFNAVOBD USAF NAV/OBSV-BAD STCBTSPBFC (01) First Class Diver Badge FCDIVBAD DIVER 1 CLASS BAD

    CBTSPBFD (01) Master Air Force Space & Missile Badge MAFSMB USAF MASTR-SPACE-BAD CBTSPBFE (01) Senior Air Force Space & Missile Badge SAFSMB USAF SR-SPACE-BAD CBTSPBFF Basic Air Force Space & Missile Badge AFSMB USAF SPACE BADGE CBTSPBFG (01) USAF Security Police Qualification Badge BASIC AFSPQBDB USAF SCTY-POLICE-BSC CBTSPBFH (01) USAF Weapons Controller Badge AFAWCBAD USAF AIR-WPN-CON CBTSPBFI (01) USAF Air Traffic Controller Badge MASTER AFACBADM USAF M-AIR-TRAFC-CON CBTSPBFJ (01) USAF Air Traffic Controller Badge SENIOR AFACBADS USAF S-AIR-TRAFC-CON CBTSPBFK (01) USAF Air Traffic Controller Badge BASIC AFACBADB USAF AIR-TRAFC-CON CBTSPBFL Air Force Senior Dental Badge AFSDENBAD USA SR-DENTAL-BAD CBTSPBFM USAF Security Police Qualification Badge SENIOR NVFLTIN NAVAL FLIGHT OFF INS CBTSPBFN (01) Naval Flight Officer Insignia NVFLTIN NAVAL FLIGHT OFF INS CBTSPBFP AF Pilot Badge, BASIC AFPILOT USAF PILOT BADGE

    CBTSPBFR (01) USAF Security Police Qualification Badge, MASTER AFSPQBDM AF SP QUAL BD, MST CBTSPBFS (01) Flight Surgeon Badge FLTSUR FLIGHT SURGEON

    CBTSPBFT Air Force Information Mangers Uniform Badge AFIMUBAD USAF INFO-MANAGER CBTSPBW Air Force Flight Surgeon Wings AFFLTSUR USAF FLT-SURG

    CBTSPGB (01) Glider Badge (Retired) GLIDER GLIDER BADGE

    CBTSPBIA Naval Aviator Insignia NVAVIN NAV-AV-INSIG

    CBTSPBIC Navy Command ashore/MAJOR Program Manager Insignia NVCMDMPM NAV-CMB-ASHR-PM CBTSPBIS (01) Distinguished International Shooter Badge USDINTB US D-INTRNTL-SHOOTER CBTSPBMA (01) Master Army Aviator Badge MSTARAVB USA MASTER AVIATOR CBTSPBMC (01) Master Aviation Badge MSTAVMB MAST-AVN-BAD

    CBTSPBMD (01) Master Diver Badge MSTDIVB MASTER DIVER

    CBTSPBME (01)) Master Explosive Ordnance Disposal Badge MSTEODB MASTER EOD CBTSPBMP (01-99) Master Parachutist Badge MSTPRCHT MASTER PARACHUTIST CBTSPBMS (01) Master Flight Surgeon Badge MSTFLSB MSTR-FLT-SURGEON

    4 Army Awards Data Codes

    CBTSPBNA (01) Naval Aircrew Insignia NVARCRIN NAVAL AIRCREW INSIG CBTSPBNB (01) Nuclear Reactor Operator, Basic Badge NRBBAS NUC-REACTR-OP-BSC CBTSPBNC (01) Nuclear Reactor Operator, Reactor Commander NRRCMDR NUC-REACTR-OP-CMDR CBTSPBND (01) Naval Diving Officer Insignia NVDVINSG NAV-DVNG-OFF-INSIG CBTSPBNE US Navy Surf Warfare Officer Insignia NVSURWAR USN-SURF-WARF-OFC stCBTSPBNF (01) Nuclear Reactor Operator 1 Class Bad NFMFR NAV FLT MARINE FRC RB

    CBTSPBNI (01) US Navy Submarine Insignia USNSUBI USN SUBMARINE BAD CBTSPBNM (01) US Navy Diving MEDICAL NVDVMDIN USN DIVING-MEDIC BAD CBTSPBNP (01) Nuclear Reactor Operator Plant Superintendent NRPLSUPV NUC-REACTR-OP-P-SUPV CBTSPBNS (01) Nuclear Reactor Operator 2 Class Badge NRB2CL NUC-REACTR-OP-2CLASS CBTSPBNW (01) Naval Special Warfare Insignia NVSPWIN NAVAL SP-WARFARE-BAD CBTSPBPB Military Free Fall Parachutist Badge, BASIC w/BSS MFPBBSS MIL-FF-PAR-BD-BASIC-BSS CBTSPBPC (01) Parachutist Badge PRCHTBAD PARACHUTIST

    CBTSPBPD (01) Military Free Fall Parachutist Badge, BASIC MFFPBDB MIL-FF-PAR-BD, BASIC CBTSPBPE (01) Military Free Fall Parachutist Badge, JUMPMASTER MFFPBDJM MIL-FF-PAR-BD, JM CBTSPBPF (01) Pathfinder Badge PFDRBAD PATHFINDER

    CBTSPBPG Military Free Fall Parachutist Badge, Jumpmaster w/BSS MFPJBSS MIL-FF-PAR-BD-J-BSS CBTSPBPH (01) Presidents Hundred Tab PRESS100 PRESIDENTENTS 100 TAB CBTSPBPI (01) US Navy Parachute Insignia USNPARI USN PARACHUTIST INSIG CBTSPBPL Para Bad with distng device, BSS PCCDVBSS PARACHUT-CBT W/BSS CBTSPBPM SR Para Bad with distng device, BSS SPCCDBSS SR-PARACHUT-CBT W/BSS CBTSPBPN MS Para Bad with distng device, BSS MPCCDBSS MS-PARACHUT-CBT W/BSS CBTSPBPR (01) Parachute Rigger Badge PARRIGBD PARACHUTE RIGGER

    CBTSPBPS (01) Distinguished Piston Shot Badge DDB-P DISTING-PISTOL-SHOOT CBTSPBQA Marksmanship Qualification Badge Expert with Rifle MQBE-R MKS-Q-BAD-EX-W/RIFLE CBTSPBQB Marksmanship Qualification Badge Expert with Machinegun MQBE-MG MKS-Q-BAD-EX-W/MGUN CBTSPBQC Marksmanship Qualification Badge Expert with Submachine Gun MQBE-SM MKS-Q-BAD-EX-W/SUBMG CBTSPBQD Marksmanship Qualification Badge Expert with Rocket Launcher MQBE-RL MKS-Q-BAD-EX-W/R LAUN CBTSPBQE Marksmanship Qualification Badge Expert with Small Bore Pistol MQBE-SP MKS-Q-BAD-EX-W/SB PST CBTSPBQF Marksmanship Qualification Badge Expert with Pistol MQBE-P MKS-Q-BAD-EX-W/PISTOL CBTSPBQG Marksmanship Qualification Badge Expert with Field Artillery MQBE-FA MKS-Q-BAD-EX-W/FA CBTSPBQH Marksmanship Qualification Badge Expert with Grenade MQBE-GR MKS-Q-BAD-EX-W/GRENAD CBTSPBQI Marksmanship Qualification Badge Expert with Mortar MQBE-MO MKS-Q-BAD-EX-W/MORTAR CBTSPBQI Marksmanship Qualification Badge Expert with Missile MQBE-MI MKS-Q-BAD-EX-W/MISSILE CBTSPBQK Marksmanship Qualification Badge Expert with Arty/Anti Aircraft Arty MQBE-A MKS-Q-BAD-EX-W/ARTY CBTSPBQL Marksmanship Qualification Badge Expert with Tank Weapons MQBE-TW MKS-Q-BAD-EX-W/TNKWPS CBTSPBQM Marksmanship Qualification Badge Expert with Carbine MQBE-C MKS-Q-BAD-EX-W/CARBINE CBTSPBQN Marksmanship Qualification Badge Expert with Bayonet MQBE-B MKS-Q-BAD-EX-W/BAYONET CBTSPBQO Marksmanship Qualification Badge Expert with Aeroweapons MQBE-AW MKS-Q-BAD-EX-W/AEROWP CBTSPBQP Marksmanship Qualification Badge Expert with Flamethrower MQBE-FT MKS-Q-BAD-EX-W/FTHROW

    5 Army Awards Data Codes

    CBTSPBQQ Marksmanship Qualification Badge Expert with Recoilless Rifle MQBE-RR MKS-Q-BAD-EX-W/RE RIF CBTSPBQR Marksmanship Qualification Badge Expert with Small Bore Rifle MQBE-SR MKS-Q-BAD-EX-W/SB RIF CBTSPBQS Marksmanship Qualification Badge Sharpshooter with Rifle MQBSS-R MKS-Q-B-SS-W/RIFLE CBTSPBQT Marksmanship Qualification Badge Sharpshooter with Machinegun MQBSS -MG MKS-Q-B-SS-W/MGUN CBTSPBQU Marksmanship Qualification Badge Sharpshooter with Submachine Gun MQBSS -SM MKS-Q-B-SS-W/SUBMG CBTSPBQV Marksmanship Qualification Badge Sharpshooter with Rocket Launcher MQBSS -RL MKS-Q-B-SS-W/LAUN CBTSPBQW Marksmanship Qualification Badge Sharpshooter with Small Bore Pistol MQBSS -SP MKS-Q-B-SS-W/SBPST CBTSPBQX Marksmanship Qualification Badge Sharpshooter with Pistol MQBSS -P MKS-Q-B-SS-W/PISTOL CBTSPBQY Marksmanship Qualification Badge Sharpshooter with Field Artillery MQBSS -FA MKS-Q-B-SS-W/FA CBTSPBQZ Marksmanship Qualification Badge Sharpshooter with Grenade MQBSS -GR MKS-Q-B-SS-W/GRENA CBTSPBRA Marksmanship Qualification Badge Marksman with Recoilless Rifle MQBM-RR MKS-Q-B-MK-W/R RIF CBTSPBRB Marksmanship Qualification Badge Marksman with Small Bore Rifle MQBM-SR MKS-Q-B-MK-W/SB RIF CBTSPBRT Ranger Tab RGRT RANGER TAB

    CBTSPBSA (01) Senior Army Aviator Badge SRARAVB USA SR-AVIATOR

    CBTSPBSB (01) Senior Aviation Badge SRAVNB SR-AVN-BAD

    CBTSPBSC (01) Second Class Diver Badge SCDIVBAD DIVER 2D CLASS BAD CBTSPBSD (01) Scuba Diver Badge SCUBADIV SCUBA DIVER

    CBTSPBSE (01) SR Explosive Ordnance Disposal Badge SREODB SENIOR EOD CBTSPBSF (01) Special Forces Tab SP-FR-TB SPECIAL FORCES TAB

    CBTSPBSG Special Operations Diver Badge SODB SP OPS DIV BAD

    CBTSPBSH Special Operations Diving Supervisor Badge SODSB SP OPS DIV SUPV CBTSPBSI Navy En Surf Warfare Special Insignia NESWFSIN NAV-EN-SWF-SPEC-IN CBTSPBSL (01) Salvage Diver Badge SALDIV SALVAGE DIVER

    CBTSPBSN (01) Nuclear Reactor Operator, Shift Supervisor NRSHSUPV NUC-REACTR-OP-SSB CBTSPBSP (01) Senior Parachutist Badge SRPRCHTB SENIOR PARACHUTIST CBTSPBSS Senior Flight Surgeon Badge SRFLSBAD SR-FLIGHT-SURGEON

    CBTSPBST (01) Sapper Tab SAPRT SAPPER TAB

    CBTSPBUA Marksmanship Qualification Badge Sharpshooter with Mortar MQBSS-MO MKS-Q-B-SS-W/MORTA CBTSPBUB Marksmanship Qualification Badge Sharpshooter with Missile MQBSS -GR MKS-Q-B-SS-W/MISSL CBTSPBUC Marksmanship Qualification Badge Sharpshooter with Antiaircraft Arty MQBSS -GR MKS-Q-B-SS-W/ARTY CBTSPBUC Marksmanship Qualification Badge Sharpshooter with Tank Weapons MQBSS -GR MKS-Q-B-SS-W/TKWPS CBTSPBUE Marksmanship Qualification Badge Sharpshooter with Carbine MQBSS -C MKS-Q-B-SS-W/CARBIN CBTSPBUF Marksmanship Qualification Badge Sharpshooter with Bayonet MQBSS -B MKS-Q-B-SS-W/BAYONE CBTSPBUG Marksmanship Qualification Badge Sharpshooter with Aeroweapons MQBSS -AW MKS-Q-B-SS-W/AEROW CBTSPBUH Marksmanship Qualification Badge Sharpshooter with Flamethrower MQBSS -FT MKS-Q-B-SS-W/FTHRO CBTSPBUI Marksmanship Qualification Badge Sharpshooter with Recoilless Rifle MQBSS -RR MKS-Q-B-SS-W/R RIF CBTSPBUJ Marksmanship Qualification Badge Sharpshooter with Small Bore Rifle MQBSS -SR MKS-Q-B-SS-W/S RIF CBTSPBUK Marksmanship Qualification Badge Sharpshooter with Rifle MQBSS -R MKS-Q-B-SS-W/RIFLE CBTSPBUL Marksmanship Qualification Badge Sharpshooter with Machine Gun MQBSS -MG MKS-Q-B-SS-W/MGUN CBTSPBUM Marksmanship Qualification Badge Sharpshooter with Submachine Gun MQBSS -SM MKS-Q-B-SS-W/SUBMG

    6 Army Awards Data Codes

    CBTSPBUN Marksmanship Qualification Badge Sharpshooter with Rocket Launcher MQBSS -RL MKS-Q-B-SS-W/R LAUN CBTSPBUO Marksmanship Qualification Badge Sharpshooter with Small Bore Pistol MQBSS -SP MKS-Q-B-SS-W/SB PST CBTSPBUP Marksmanship Qualification Badge Sharpshooter with Pistol MQBSS -P MKS-Q-B-SS-W/PISTOL CBTSPBUQ Marksmanship Qualification Badge Sharpshooter with Artillery MQBSS -FA MKS-Q-B-SS-W/FA CBTSPBUR Marksmanship Qualification Badge Sharpshooter with Grenade MQBSS -GR MKS-Q-B-SS-W/GRENAD CBTSPBUS Marksmanship Qualification Badge Sharpshooter with Grenade MQBSS -GR MKS-Q-B-SS-W/GRENAD CBTSPBUT Marksmanship Qualification Badge Sharpshooter with Grenade MQBSS -GR MKS-Q-B-SS-W/GRENAD CBTSPBUU Marksmanship Qualification Badge Sharpshooter with Grenade MQBSS -GR MKS-Q-B-SS-W/GRENAD CBTSPBUV Marksmanship Qualification Badge Sharpshooter with Grenade MQBSS -GR MKS-Q-B-SS-W/GRENAD CBTSPBUW Marksmanship Qualification Badge Sharpshooter with Grenade MQBSS -GR MKS-Q-B-SS-W/GRENAD CBTSPBUX Marksmanship Qualification Badge Sharpshooter with Grenade MQBSS -GR MKS-Q-B-SS-W/GRENAD CBTSPBUY Marksmanship Qualification Badge Sharpshooter with Grenade MQBSS -GR MKS-Q-B-SS-W/GRENAD CBTSPBUZ Marksmanship Qualification Badge Sharpshooter with Grenade MQBSS -GR MKS-Q-B-SS-W/GRENAD CBTSPDSQ Navy Craftmaster Badge NCBD NAVY-CRAFTMASTER-BADGE

Foreign Badge & Awards Foreign Badge & Awards Foreign Badge & Awards

Data Code Name of Award Decode Abbreviation

FORNAWBF Belgian Fourragere BEFOURRA BELGIAN FOURRAGERE

    FORNAWFF French Fourragere FRFOURRA FRENCH FOURRAGERE

    FORNAWIA Inter-American Defense Board Medal and Ribbon IADB-MDL INT/AM-DEF-BD-MDL FORNAWKL Kuwait Liberation Medal (Saudi Arabia) SAKULIBM KU-LIB-MDL (SAUDI) FORNAWKP Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation ROKPUC KOREA-PUC FORNAWKU Kuwait Liberation Medal KUKULIBM KU-LIB-MDL (KUWAIT) FORNAWMF (01-99) Multinational Force and Observers Medal MFOM MULTINATL-FCS/OBS-MD FORNAWMO MFO Director General’s Award for Excellence MFODGA MFO-DIR-GEN-AWD

    FORNAWNO Netherlands Orange Lanyard NLOLANY DUTCH ORANGE LANYARD FORNAWNT NATO Medal Former Republic of Yugoslavia NATO MEDAL

    FORNAWPD Philippine Defense Ribbon PDR PHILIPPINE-DEF-RBN

    FORNAWPI Philippine Independence Ribbon PIR PHILIPPINE-IND-RBN

    FORNAWPL Philippine Liberation Ribbon PLR PHILIPPINE-LIB-RBNPH FORNAWPP Philippine Republic Presidential Unit Citation PHILPUC PHILIPPINE-PUC FORNAWUN United Nations Medal UNM U.N. MEDAL

    FORNAWUS United Nations Service Medal UNSM U.N. SERVICE MEDAL FORNAWVA Vietnam Civil Actions Medal RVNCAMUC RVN-CIV-ACT-MDL

    FORNAWVG Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation RVNGCUC RVN-GAL-CR-UCIT FORNAWVH Vietnam Armed Forces Honor Medal RVNHONOR RVN-ARM-FCS-HONOR-MD FORNAWVM Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal VNCM RVN-CAMP-MDL

    7 Army Awards Data Codes

    FORNAWVP State of Vietnam Presidential Unit Citation SOVPUC RVN-PUC

Identification Badges Identification Badges Identification Badges

Data Code Name of Award Decode Abbreviation

IDETBDAA US Army BASIC Recruiter Badge Silver RBS

    IDETBDAB US Army BASIC Recruiter Badge Silver with “1” Gold Achievement Stars RBSG

    IDETBDAC US Army BASIC Recruiter Badge Silver with “2” Gold Achievement Stars RBS2G

    IDETBDAD US Army BASIC Recruiter Badge Silver with “3” Gold Achievement Stars RBS3G

    IDETBDAE US Army BASIC Recruiter Badge Gold RBG

    IDETBDAF US Army Recruiter Badge-Gold with “1” Sapphire Achievement Stars RBGS

    IDETBDAG US Army Recruiter Badge-Gold with “2” Sapphire Achievement Stars RBG2S

    IDETBDAH US Army Recruiter Badge-Gold with “3” Sapphire Achievement Stars RBG3S

    IDETBDAR US Army Recruiter Badge RCTBAD USA RECRUITER BDG

    IDETBDCC Career Counselor Badge CCBAD CAREER COUNSEL BDG

    IDETBDDS Drill Sergeant Identification Badge DSIDBAD DRILL SGT BDG IDETBDGR Army National Guard Recruiter NGRCTBAD NG RECRUITER BDG IDETBDGS Army Staff Identification Badge A/SIDBAD ARMY STAFF BDG IDETBDHH Office of the Sec of Health and Human Services Identification Badge OSHHSIDB OFC SEC HHS BDG

    IDETBDJS Joint Chiefs of Staff Identification Badge JCSIDBAD JT CHIEF STAFF BDG IDETBDNU National Defense University Identification Badge NDIB NTL-DEF-IDENT-BD IDETBDPS Presidential Service Badge PSVCBAD PRESIDENTL SVC BDG IDETBDSD Office of the Secretary of Defense Identification Badge OSDIDBAD OFF SEC DEF BDG IDETBDSN Army Student Nurse Program Identification Badge STUNURSP STUD-NURS-PRGM IDETBDUS Guard, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Identification Badge TUSIDBAD TOMB OF UNKWN, GUARD IDETBDVR US Army Reserve Recruiter Badge ARRCTBAD USAR RECRUITER BDG IDETBDVS Vice Presidential Serve Badge VPRESSVB VICEPRESIDTL SVC BDG

Military Decorations Military Decorations Military Decorations

Data Code Name of Award Decode Abbreviation

    MILDECAC (01-99) Air Force Achievement Medal AFAM USAF ACHIEVMT MDL MILDECAD (01-99) Air Medal w/combat distinguishing devise "V" AMV AIR MEDAL W/”V” DEVICE

    MILDECAM (01-99) Airman's Medal ASM USAF AIRMAN MEDAL

    8 Army Awards Data Codes

MILDECAS (01-99) Air Medal AM AIR MEDAL

    MILDECAV (01-99) Army Commendation w/distinguishing devise "V" ACMV USA COMMENDTN W/”V” DEV

    MILDECBS (01-99) Bronze Star Medal BSM BRONZE STAR

    MILDECBV (01-99) Bronze Star Medal w/combat distinguishing devise "V" BSMV BRONZE STAR W/”V” DEV

    MILDECCA (01-99) Army Commendation Medal ARCOM USA COMMENDTN MEDAL MILDECCC (01-99) Coast Guard Commendation Medal CGCM USCG COMMDTN W/PNDANT MILDECCD Coast Guard Distinguished Service Medal CGDSM USCG DISTINGUISH SVC MILDECCE (01-99) Air Force Aerial Achievement Medal AFAAM USAF AERIAL ACHIVMT MDL MILDECCF (01-99) Air Force Commendation Medal AFCM USAF COMMENDATION MED MILDECCG (01-99) Coast Guard Medal CGM USCG MEDAL

    MILDECCH Coast Guard Meritorious team Commendation Ribbon CGMTCRN CG MER TM COM RIB MILDECCL Coast Guard Commandants Letter of Commendation CGCLC USCG CMDT LTC COMMENDTN MILDECCN (01-99) Navy Commendation Medal NCM USN COMMENDATION MED MILDECCR (01-99) Combat Action Ribbon CAR USN/USMC CBT ACTION RIB MILDECCV (01-99) Coast Guard Achievement Medal w/combat distinguishing devise "V" CGAMV USCG ACHIEVMNT W/”V” DE

    MILDECDF (01-99) Distinguished Flying Cross DFC DISTINGSHD FLYING CROSS MILDECDM (01-99) Distinguished Service Medal DSM MIL DISTINGSHD SVC MDL MILDECDS (01-99) Defense Distinguished Service Medal DDSM DEF DISTINGSHD SVC MDL MILDECDX (01-99) Distinguished Service Cross DSC DISTINGSHD SVC CROSS MILDECFC (01-99) Air Force Cross AFC USAF CROSS

    MILDECGA (01-99) Coast Guard Achievement Medal CGACH USCG ACHIEVMNT MDL MILDECJA (01-99) Joint Service Achievement Medal JSAM JT SVC ACHIEVMNT MDL MILDECJS (01-99) Joint Service Commendation Medal JSCM JT SVC COMMENDTN MDL MILDECJV (01-99) Joint Service Commendation w/combat distinguishing service "V" JSCMV JT SVC COMMENDTN W/”V”

    MILDECLM (01-99) Legion of Merit LM LEGION OF MERIT

    MILDECLV (01-99) Legion of Merit w/distinguishing device "V" LMV LEGION OF MERIT W/”V”

    MILDECMA (01-99) Army Achievement Medal AAM USA ACHIEVMNT MDL MILDECMH (01-99) Medal of Honor MH MEDAL OF HONOR

    MILDECMM (01-99) Meritorious Service Medal MSM MERITORIOUS SVC MDL MILDECMR (01-99) Defense Meritorious Service Medal DMSM DEF MERITORIOUS SVC MDL MILDECMS (01-99) Soldiers Medal SM SOLDIERS MEDAL

    MILDECMV (01-99) Navy Achievement Medal w/combat distinguishing device "V" NAMV USN ACHIEVMNT MDL W/”V”

    MILDECNA (01-99) Navy Achievement Medal NAM USN ACHIEVMNT MDL MILDECNM (01-99) Navy and Marine Corps Medal NMCM USN/USMC MEDAL MILDECNV (01-99) Navy Commendation w/combat distinguishing device "V" NCCDV NV COM W/CBT DIS DV V

    MILDECNX (01-99) Navy Cross NC NAVY CROSS

    MILDECPH (01-99) Purple Heart PH PURPLE HEART

    MILDECSS (01-99) Silver Star SS SILVER STAR

    MILDECSU (01-99) Defense Superior Service Medal DSSM DEF SUPERIOR SVC MDL

    9 Army Awards Data Codes

N onmilitary DecorationNonmilitary Decoration Nonmilitary Decoration

Data Code Name of Award Decode Abbreviation

    NMLDCNCP Commander's Award for Public Service PSCA CMDR-AWD-PUBLIC-SVC NMLDCNCR Public Health Service Crisis Response Service Award PHS CRISIS RESP SVC AWARD NMLDCNCV Civilian Service in Vietnam CSVNM CIV-SV-VN-MDL

    NMLDCNDD Decoration for Distinguished Civilian Service DCSM DECN-DCIV-SVC NMLDCNDS Distinguished Service Medal SSDSM SELTV-SVC-DSM

    NMLDCNES Service Exceptional Service Medal SSESM SELTV-SVC-EXCEP-SVC-MDL NMLDCNGL Gold Life Saving Medal GLM GOLD LIFE SAVING MDL

    NMLDCNMM Medal of Merit MM MEDAL OF MERIT

    NMLDCNMS Meritorious Service Medal SSMSM SELTV-SVC-MDL

    NMLDCNNA NASA Distinguished Service Medal NADSM NASA-DISTNG-SVC-MDL NMLDCNNE NASA Exceptional Service Medal NASAM NASA-EXEPTNL-SVC-MDL

    NMLDCNNF NASA Space Flight Medal NASFM NASA-SPACE-FLT-MDL

    NMLDCNNI National Intelligence Medal of Achievement NIMOA NAT-INTEL-MDL-ACHVMT NMLDCNNJ National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal NIDSM NAT-INTL-DIST-SVC-MDL NMLDCNNS National Security Medal NSM NATIONAL SECURITY MDL

    NMLDCNOC Outstanding Civilian Service Award OCSM OCIV-SVC-AWD

    NMLDCNPA Public Health Service Achievement Medal PHSAM PUB-HLTH-SVC-ACHVMNT NMLDCNPC Public Health Service Commendation Medal PHSCM PHS-CMMENDTN-MDL NMLDCNPM Presidential Medal of Freedom PMOF PRESIDENT MDL OF FREEDOM NMLDCNSL Silver Life Savings Medal SLM SILVER LIFE SAVING MDL

    NMLDCNSG Surgeon General Exemplary Service Medal SGESM SURG-GEN-EXEMPL-SVC-MDL NMLDCNSH Department of State Superior Honor Award DSSHA DEPT- STATE-SUP-HONR-AWD NMLDCNSM Department of State Meritorious Honor Award DSMHA DEPT-OF-STATE-MER-HON-AWD NMLDCNSN Department of State Award for Heroism DSAFH DEP-ST-AWD-HERO

Unit Award Unit Award Unit Award

Data Code Name of Award Decode Abbreviation

    UNTAWDAM (01-99) Meritorious Unit Commendation MUC MERITOR UNIT COMMENDTN UNTAWDAP (01-99) Army/Air Force Presidential Unit Citation PUC USA/USAF PRES UNIT CITA UNTAWDAS (01-99) Army Superior Unit Award ASUA ARMY-SUPR-UNIT-AWD UNTAWDFX (01-99) Air Force Organizational Excellence Award AFOEA USAF ORGANIZTL EXEL AWD UNTAWDGA Coast Guard Outstanding Unit Award CGOUA

    UNTAWDGM (01-99) Coast Guard Meritorious Unit Commendation CGMUC USCG MERITOR UNIT COMM

    10 Army Awards Data Codes

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