Awards

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

Award
Merit Start
Merit End
Merit Months/Days
   
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
4-24-645-03-642/10
 5-19-646-01-642/14
 7-12-648-18-642/38
 8-28-649-06-642/10
 9-14-649-30-641/17
 10-08-6410-10-641/3
 3-16-703-23-701/8
 5-30-716-18-712/20
 1-17-901-28-901/12
 1-30-901-31-901/2
   
  Combat Action Ribbon
3-14-66  
 6-03-676-05-671/3
 6-16-67  
 7-17-67  
 8-25-67  
 10-27-68  
 5-03-725-09-721/7
 6-05-727-05-722/31
 9-26-7210-11-722/16
   
Navy Expeditionary Medal
11-25-791-28-803/65
 5-25-817-30-813/67
   
Humanitarian Service Medal8-02-81  
    
   
Joint Meritorious Unit Award2-19-913-31-912/41
    
   
Meritorious Unit Commendation8-02-6810-09-683/69
Click to read citation4-22-7210-28-727/190
 11-13-792-08-804/88
    
   
Navy "E"1-01-886-30-8918/547
    
   
Navy Unit Commendation8-02-648-05-641/4
    
   
Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm Unit Citation9-29-679-30-671/2
    
   
Vietnam Service Medal12-26-652-02-663/39
 2-26-664-06-663/40
There were 17 designated campaigns during the war. Each inclusive date listed below awards a bronze star to be affixed to the medal and ribbon. Five bronze stars equate to one silver star.5-28-676-22-672/26
7-01-678-12-672/43
8-21-679-06-672/17
 9-25-6710-01-678/7
Viet. Advisory 15 Mar 1962 -- 7 Mar 19658-01-688-25-681/25
Viet. Defense 8 Mar 1965 -- 24 Dec 19659-03-689-22-681/20
Viet. Counteroffensive 25 Dec 1965 -- 30 Jun 1966         Phase I9-30-6810-09-682/10
Viet. Counteroffensive 1 Jul 1966 -- 31 May 1967           Phase II10-20-6810-31-681/12
Viet. Counteroffensive 1 Jun 1967 -- 29 Jan 196811-12-6812-01-682/20
Tet Counteroffensive 30 Jan 1968 -- 1 Apr 1968              Phase III3-25-704-10-702/17
Viet. Counteroffensive 2 Apr 1968 -- 30 Jun 1968            Phase IV4-28-705-24-702/27
Viet. Counteroffensive 1 Jul 1968 -- 1 Nov 1968              Phase V6-14-707-22-702/39
Viet. Counteroffensive 2 Nov 1968 -- 22 Feb 19695-03-715-18-711/16
Tet 69/Counteroffensive 23 Feb 1969 -- 8 Jun 19697-04-717-18-711/15
Viet. Summer-Fall 9 Jun 1969 -- 31 Oct 19697-20-717-22-711/3
Viet. Winter-Spring 1 Nov 1969 -- 30 Apr 19708-06-718-22-711/17
Sanctuary Counteroffensive 1 May 1970 -- 30 Jun 1070   Phase VI5-02-725-25-721/24
Viet. Counteroffensive 1 Jul 1970 -- 30 Jun 19716-04-726-29-721/26
Consolidation I  1 Jul 1971 -- 30 Nov 19717-01-727-10-721/10
Consolidation II 1 Dec 1971 -- 29 Mar 19727-20-728-17-722/29
Viet. Ceasefire 30 Mar 1972 -- 28 Jan 1973                    Phase VII9-01-729-15-721/15
 9-23-7210-12-722/20
   
National Defense Service Medal
Jan 1961Aug 1974