USS Buchanan DDG 14

Unit Awards and Campaign Participation

Combat Action   Navy Meritorious Unit Navy "E"
National Defense Service Armed Forces Expeditionary (3 awards) 

Republic of Vietnam Service (11 Campaigns)

Navy Sea Deployment  RVN Gallantry Cross Unit Citation Republic of Vietnam Campaign 

Unit Awards and Campaign Participation Dates

Start Date

End Date

Award

03 Nov 1963

09 Nov 1963

Armed Forces Expeditionary (Vietnam)

17 Feb 1965

19 Mar 1965

Armed Forces Expeditionary (Vietnam)

01 Apr 1965

24 Apr 1965

Armed Forces Expeditionary (Vietnam)

12 May 1965

09 Jun 1965

Armed Forces Expeditionary (Vietnam)

01 Jul 1965

03Jul 1965

Armed Forces Expeditionary (Vietnam)

04 Jul 1965

15 Jul 1965

Vietnam Service Medal

07 Jul 1966

24 Jul 1966

Vietnam Service Medal

29 Jul 1966

31 Jul 1966

Vietnam Service Medal

11 Aug 1966

14 Aug 1966

Vietnam Service Medal

12 Aug 1966

 

Republic of Vietnam Meritorious Unit Citation Gallantry

19 Sep 1966

19 Oct 1966

Vietnam Service Medal

30 Oct 1966

20 Nov 1966

Vietnam Service Medal

17 Feb 1968

26 Mar 1968

Vietnam Service Medal

03 Mar 1968

 

Combat Action Ribbon

26 Mar 1968

29 Mar 1968

Republic of Vietnam Meritorious Unit Citation Gallantry

06 Apr 1968

16 Apr 1968

Vietnam Service Medal

11 May 1968

08 Jun 1968

Vietnam Service Medal

29 May 1968

 

Combat Action Ribbon

17 Jun 1968

15 Jul 1968

Vietnam Service Medal

16 Apr 1969

18 Apr 1969

Vietnam Service Medal

20 Apr 1969

27 Apr 1969

Armed Forces Expeditionary (Korea)

09 May 1969

25 May 1969

Vietnam Service Medal

05 Jun 1969

 

Armed Forces Expeditionary (Korea)

07 Jun 1969

 

Armed Forces Expeditionary (Korea)

19 Jun 1969

18 Jul 1969

Vietnam Service Medal

20 Jun 1969

28 Jun 1969

Republic of Vietnam Meritorious Unit Citation Gallantry

04 Jul 1969

15 Jul 1969

Republic of Vietnam Meritorious Unit Citation Gallantry

04 Aug 1969

 

Armed Forces Expeditionary (Korea)

16 Aug 1969

24 Aug 1969

Armed Forces Expeditionary (Korea)

30 Aug 1969

 

Armed Forces Expeditionary (Korea)

08 Aug 1970

22 Aug 1970

Vietnam Service Medal

11 Sep 1970

07 Oct 1970

Vietnam Service Medal

20 Oct 1970

08 Nov 1970

Vietnam Service Medal

20 Nov 1970

01 Dec 1970

Vietnam Service Medal

15 Mar 1972

16 May 1972

Vietnam Service Medal

30 Mar 1972

16 May 1972

Meritorious Unit Commendation

01 Apr 1972

 

Combat Action Ribbon

17 Apr 1972

 

Combat Action Ribbon

08 Jun 1972

27 Jun 1972

Vietnam Service Medal

12 Jun 1972

 

Combat Action Ribbon

26 Jun 1972

 

Combat Action Ribbon

30 Jun 1972

23 Jul 1972

Vietnam Service Medal

02 Aug 1972

27 Aug 1972

Vietnam Service Medal

18 Aug 1972

 

Combat Action Ribbon

01 Jan 1982

30 Jun 1983

Navy "E" Ribbon

01 Jul 1986

31 Dec 1987

Navy "E" Ribbon

29 Aug 1987

24 Nov 1987

Armed Forces Expeditionary (Persian Gulf)

26 May 1989

15 Jun 1989

Armed Forces Expeditionary (Persian Gulf)

NAMED CAMPAIGNS - VIETNAM

Streamers: Yellow with green borders and three red stripes centered

*Advisory

15 March 1962 - 7 March 1965

*Defense

8 March 1965 - 24 December 1965

Counteroffensive

25 December 1965 - 30 June 1966

*Counteroffensive, Phase II

1 July 1966 - 31 May 1967

Counteroffensive, Phase III

1 June 1967 - 29 January 1968

*Tet Counteroffensive

30 January 1968- 1 April 1968

*Counteroffensive, Phase IV

2 April 1968 - 30 June 1968

*Counteroffensive, Phase V

1 July 1968- 1 November 1968

Counteroffensive, Phase VI

2 November 1968 - 22 February 1969

*Tet 69/Counteroffensive

23 February 1969 - 8 June 1969

*Summer-Fall 1969

9 June 1969 - 31 October 1969

Winter-Spring 1970

1 November 1969 - 30 April 1970

Sanctuary Counteroffensive

1 May 1970 - 30 June 1970

*Counteroffensive, Phase VII

1 July 1970 - 30 June 1971

Consolidation I

1 July 1971 - 30 November 1971

*Consolidation II

1 December 1971 - 29 March 1972

*Cease-Fire

30 March 1972 - 28 January 1973

Operation Frequent Wind 29 April 1975 - 30 April 1975

* Denotes Campaigns in which USS Buchanan took part

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