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List of awards earned by the USS BERKELEY and the specific periods awarded.

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  Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal

4-24-64 5-03-64 2/10
5-19-64 6-01-64 2/14
7-12-64 8-18-64 2/38
8-28-64 9-06-64 2/10
9-14-64 9-30-64 1/17
10-08-64 10-10-64 1/3
3-16-70 3-23-70 1/8
5-30-71 6-18-71 2/20
1-17-90 1-28-90 1/12
1-30-90 1-31-90 1/2

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  Combat Action Ribbon

3-14-66
6-03-67 6-05-67 1/3
6-16-67
7-17-67
8-25-67
10-27-68
5-03-72 5-09-72 1/7
6-05-72 7-05-72 2/31
9-26-72 10-11-72 2/16

Medal Navy Expeditionary.gif (1088 bytes)

Navy Expeditionary  Medal

11-25-79 1-28-80 3/65
5-25-81 7-30-81 3/67
Medal Humanitarian Svc.gif (1172 bytes)
Humanitarian Service Medal 8-02-81
Ribbon Joint Meritorious Award.gif (1848 bytes)
Joint Meritorious Unit Award 2-19-91 3-31-91 2/41
Ribbon Meritorious Unit Commendation.gif (1244 bytes)
Meritorious Unit Commendation 8-02-68 10-09-68 3/69

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4-22-72 10-28-72 7/190
11-13-79 2-08-80 4/88

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Navy "E" 1-01-88 6-30-89 18/547
Ribbon Navy Unit Commendation.gif (1169 bytes)
Navy Unit Commendation 8-02-64 8-05-64 1/4
Ribbon Rep of Viet Gallantry Cross w palm.gif (2466 bytes)
Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm Unit Citation 9-29-67 9-30-67 1/2
Medal Vietnam Svc.gif (1189 bytes)
Vietnam Service Medal 12-26-65 2-02-66 3/39
2-26-66 4-06-66 3/40
There were 17 designated campaigns during the war. Each 5-28-67 6-22-67 2/26
inclusive date listed below awards a bronze star to be affixed to 7-01-67 8-12-67 2/43
the medal and ribbon. Five bronze stars equate to one silver star. 8-21-67 9-06-67 2/17
9-25-67 10-01-67 8/7
Viet. Advisory 15 Mar 1962 -- 7 Mar 1965 8-01-68 8-25-68 1/25
Viet. Defense 8 Mar 1965 -- 24 Dec 1965 9-03-68 9-22-68 1/20
Viet. Counteroffensive 25 Dec 1965 -- 30 Jun 1966         Phase I 9-30-68 10-09-68 2/10
Viet. Counteroffensive 1 Jul 1966 -- 31 May 1967           Phase II 10-20-68 10-31-68 1/12
Viet. Counteroffensive 1 Jun 1967 -- 29 Jan 1968 11-12-68 12-01-68 2/20
Tet Counteroffensive 30 Jan 1968 -- 1 Apr 1968              Phase III 3-25-70 4-10-70 2/17
Viet. Counteroffensive 2 Apr 1968 -- 30 Jun 1968            Phase IV 4-28-70 5-24-70 2/27
Viet. Counteroffensive 1 Jul 1968 -- 1 Nov 1968              Phase V 6-14-70 7-22-70 2/39
Viet. Counteroffensive 2 Nov 1968 -- 22 Feb 1969 5-03-71 5-18-71 1/16
Tet 69/Counteroffensive 23 Feb 1969 -- 8 Jun 1969 7-04-71 7-18-71 1/15
Viet. Summer-Fall 9 Jun 1969 -- 31 Oct 1969 7-20-71 7-22-71 1/3
Viet. Winter-Spring 1 Nov 1969 -- 30 Apr 1970 8-06-71 8-22-71 1/17
Sanctuary Counteroffensive 1 May 1970 -- 30 Jun 1070   Phase VI 5-02-72 5-25-72 1/24
Viet. Counteroffensive 1 Jul 1970 -- 30 Jun 1971 6-04-72 6-29-72 1/26
Consolidation I  1 Jul 1971 -- 30 Nov 1971 7-01-72 7-10-72 1/10
Consolidation II 1 Dec 1971 -- 29 Mar 1972 7-20-72 8-17-72 2/29
Viet. Ceasefire 30 Mar 1972 -- 28 Jan 1973                    Phase VII 9-01-72 9-15-72 1/15
9-23-72 10-12-72 2/20

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National Defense Service Medal

Jan 1961

Aug 1974