AWARDS and SERVICE
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Ribbon
Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal with 60's device
Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Medal Color, with Palm Unit Award
USS Guide Ribbons
USS Guide Service
|Counter Offensive, Phase II||27-FEB-1967 16-APR-1967|
|Counter Offensive, Phase III||05-MAY-1967 20-JUN-1967
|Sanctuary Counteroffensive||07-MAY-1970 11-JUN-1970|
|Counter Offensive, Phase VII||06-JUL-1970 06-AUG-1970|
|Consolidation I||28-SEP-1971 03-NOV-1971|
|Consolidation II||28-NOV-1971 10-DEC-1971|
A small "Bronze Service Star" is placed on the Vietnam Service Medal and Ribbon for each official "Named Campaign" during the Vietnam War. A small "Silver Service Star" denotes (5) Named Campaigns.
The USS Guide was involved in (8) Campaigns so she earned (1) Silver Service Star and (3) Bronze Service Stars.