UNITED STATES NAVY

1. Description: The ribbon is 1 3/8 inches in width and consists of the following stripes: 1/2 inch Ultramarine Blue; 3/8 inch White; and 1/2 inch Old Glory Red. The ribbon is enclosed behind a gold color metal frame.

2. Criteria:

        a. The Philippine Republic Presidential Unit Citation was awarded to certain units of the Armed Forces of the United States in recognition of participation in the war against the Japanese Empire during the periods 7 December 1941 and 10 May 1942, inclusive, and 17 October 1944 to 4 July 1945, inclusive.

        b. The Philippine Republic Presidential Unit Citation was also awarded to several U.S. military units for outstanding service to the Republic of the Philippines in 1970 and 1972 during disaster relief operations.

3. Background:

        a. The Philippine Republic Presidential Unit Citation ribbon is authorized for permanent wear only. Personnel assigned to the organization during the period cited may wear the emblem. Only one award is authorized for wear.

        b. Organizations which have been awarded the Philippine Republic Presidential Unit Citation may display a streamer on the organizational flag. The streamer is the same pattern as the ribbon. The inscription will be as indicated on the unit's lineage and honors.