Award: Army & Air Force Presidential Unit Citation


Army & Air Force Presidential Unit Citation

Description
History:

The Distinguished Unit Citation was established as a result of Executive Order No. 9075, dated 26 February 1942. The Executive Order directed the Secretary of War to issue citations in the name of the President of the United States to Army units for outstanding performance of duty after 7 December 1941. The design submitted by the Office of the Quartermaster General was approved by the G1 on 30 May 1942. The Distinguished Unit Citation was redesignated the Presidential Unit Citation (Army) per DF, DCSPER, date 3 November 1966. The Presidential Unit Citation is the highest unit decoration which may be bestowed upon a U.S. Army unit.

Prerequisites:

The Presidential Unit Citation shall be awarded to any unit of the 3rd & 4th Infantry Division for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy by order of the commander.

Awarded:
04SEP2016 - Operation Bronze Fire - Soldiers who participated in eighteen (18) to twenty two (22) Combat missions

Members who received this award: 2