Established in 1930, the Marine Corps edition of the Yangtze Service Medal recognized U.S. Marine Corps members who served between September 3, 1926 and October 21, 1927 or between March 1, 1930 and December 31, 1932 in China’s Yangtze River Valley.
The naval edition of the West Indies Campaign medal was established in 1908 to recognize members of the United States Navy who served in the West Indies during the Spanish-American War. After the U.S. signed an agreement to end the display of Spain’s national colors on U.S. service medals, the award was discontinued in 1913 and was replaced by the Spanish Campaign Medal.
The Department of Transportation [Secretary's] Award for Superior Achievement Ribbon honors individuals who demonstrate excellence in the execution of their duties on behalf of the Department of Transportation.
The Joint Chiefs of Staff Distinguished Public Service Ribbon honors individuals not primarily employed by the United States government who make outstanding contributions or carry out other noteworthy service on behalf of the Department of Defense, Joint Staff, or subsidiary bodies in the spirit of public improvement. It is the highest public service award bestowed by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Now obsolete, the Coast Guard Auxiliary Air Observer Ribbon was awarded to members of the United States Coast Guard for performed meritorious service while searching for and assisting vessels and individuals in distress in and near waters.
The South Carolina National Guard Governor’s Unit Citation honors South Carolina National Guard units that set themselves apart from other comparable units through outstanding service.
The Louisiana National Guard Recruiting Ribbon honors Louisiana National Guard members who demonstrate honorable and exceptional service pertinent to strength combat readiness.
Established on October 15, 1984, the Massachusetts National Guard Humanitarian Service Medal honors Massachusetts National Guard members who carry out an act of valor or other noteworthy achievement subsequent to July 1, 1985 that does not entail military service but benefits the Massachusetts National Guard by repute or other renown.