- Vietnam War (1955-1975)
- Awarded on:
- December 9th, 1965
"For exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States from November 1957 to June 1965."
Department of the Army, General Orders No. 40
[This award supersedes award of the Army Commendation Medal (First Oak Leaf Cluster) awarded for meritorious service from 6 September 1963 to 30 June 1965 as announced in General Orders Number 131, Headquarters, FIFTH United States Army, Chicago, Illinois 60616, dated 9 July 1965.]