Unit citation


Unit citation

A unit citation is a formal, honorary mention by high authority of a military unit's specific and outstanding performance, notably in battle.

Similar mentions can also be made for individual soldiers.

Alternatively or concurrently, the unit can be awarded an honorary title, a mention on the flag or a decoration.

In France, since 1916, the "fourragère" (an ornamental colored cord) is worn on the uniform by the members of a unit which had received several citations.

Unit citations by country

Australia

*Unit Citation for Gallantry
*Meritorious Unit Citation
*Group Bravery Citation - Civilian award

France

*Ordre de la Libération (also an individual award)

outh Korea

*Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation

outh Vietnam

*Republic of Vietnam Presidential Unit Citation
*Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation (also an individual award)
*Vietnam Civil Actions Unit Citation (also an individual award)

Philippines

*Philippine Presidential Unit Citation

United States

In order of precedence:

ources and references

*"Nouveau Petit Larousse Illustré", 1951 (in French)


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