The North Dakota National Guard Selected Reserve Force Ribbon honors North Dakota National Guard members who carry out honorable service in a designated reserve unit.
The North Dakota National Guard is composed of the North Dakota Army National Guard and the North Dakota Air National Guard. Headquartered in Bismarck, the Army component traces its roots back to 1883 and currently numbers approximately 3,500. The Air component is based in Fargo and was established in 1947; it consists of the 119th Wing and the 219th Security Forces Squadron.
The ribbon is divided into equal sections of blue, white, and red from right to left.