USS Washoe County LST 1165 Awards

Awards

 

 

Details of Awards

  Combat Action Ribbon

2 Apr 1966

Presidential Unit Citation

18 Oct 1968 - 5 Dec 1968

Navy Unit Commendation

28 Jul 1969 - 28 Aug 1969

Meritorious Unit Commendation

1 Aug 1965 - 31 Mar 1968

1 Apr 1968 - 31 Mar 1969

National Defense Service Medal

The National Defense Service Medal was awarded for honorable active service for any period between 27 June 1950 and 27 July 1954, between 1 January 1961 and 14 August 1974, and between 2 August 1990 and 30 November 1995.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal

11 Aug 1964 - 28 Sep 1964

21 Mar 1965 - 27 Mar 1965

13 Apr 1965 - 18 Apr 1965

3 May 1965 - 15 May 1965

Vietnam Service Medal with two silver stars and two bronze stars [total of 12 battle stars] {for complete dates see NOTE 1below}

Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Medal, with Frame and Palm

{for complete dates see NOTE 1below}

Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Metal, First Class Color, with Palm

[All Navy and Marine Corps personnel who served "in country" Vietnam are eligible for this award for the period 1 January 1965 to 28 March 1973 since the Republic of Vietnam Government awarded it to Commander, U.S. Forces Vietnam and all subordinate units.}

Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal with Device

[Awarded to recognize service performed in Vietnam during the period 1 March 1961 to 28 March 1973.]

 

NOTE 1:  Click here and scroll down to page 7 & 8 of 32 pages to view documentation of Washoe County LST 1165 Unit Awards

NOTE 2:  Click here to view the complete OPNAV NOTE 1650, Unit Awards and Citations Master List, Awards Branch: N09B13

NOTE 3:  This may not be all the awards that where due to the ship and/or the different crews.  The Webmaster would like to know if you have received any other decorations.

 

 

 

 

 

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