UNITED STATES NAVY

Establishing Authority

The Distinguished Marksman and Pistol Shot Ribbon was established in 1942 by Secretary of the Navy Frank Knox.

Effective Dates

The Distinguished Marksman and Pistol Shot Ribbon was in effect from 1942 to about 1952.

Criteria

The Distinguished Marksman and Pistol Shot Ribbon was authorized for wear by recipients of the Distinguished Marksman and Pistol Shot badges.

Order of Precedence

The Distinguished Marksman and Pistol Shot Ribbon was worn after all foreign medals and ribbons and before all other marksmanship qualification ribbons.

Devices

No devices were authorized for this ribbon.