UNITED STATES NAVY


Establishing Authority
The Distinguished Marksman Ribbon was established by the Secretary of the Navy in about 1952.

Effective Dates

The Distinguished Marksman Ribbon was in effect from about 1952 until July 13, 1959.

Criteria

The Distinguished Marksman Ribbon was established to replace the Distinguished Marksman and Pistol Shot Ribbon to provide distinctive ribbons for rifle and pistol competitive marksmanship.

Order of Precedence

The Distinguished Marksman Ribbon was worn after the Distin-guished Marksman and Pistol Shot Ribbon and before the Navy Distinguished Pistol Shot Ribbon.

Devices

No devices were authorized for this ribbon.