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Awards and Commendations

Medals, ribbons, citations and badges issued and awarded by the 173rd Airborne Brigade to soldiers for excellence.


Overseas Service Ribbon
History
The Army Overseas Service Ribbon was first issued in August 1981. It is presented to any member of the United States Army who completes a standard overseas tour of duty. In the 11 December 2006 revision of AR 600-8-22 (Military Awards), the Army eliminated the policy which had restricted the awarding of the Overseas Service Ribbon when another campaign or service medal is awarded.
Prerequisites
Participate in 10 Official 173rd Operations
Army Service Ribbon
History
Established by the Secretary of the Army on 10 April 1981, the Army Service Ribbon is awarded to members of the Army, Army Reserve, and Army National Guard for successful completion of initial-entry training, which for officers is considered to be successful completion of their basic/orientation or higher level course.
Prerequisites
Complete Basic Combat Training (BCT)
Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon
History
The NCO Professional Development Ribbon (established in 1981) is issued by the U.S. Army for completion of any prescribed noncommissioned officer development courses.
Prerequisites
Completion of a leadership course as prescribed by the training units of the 173rd.
1st Award: Complete the Warrior Leadership Course (WLC)
2nd Award: Complete Advanced Leadership Course
Campaign: Operation Rainmaker
History
Created as a memento to commemorate the Operation Rainmaker campaign.
Prerequisites
60% participation in the campaign
Campaign: Operation Chernarus Freedom
History
Created as a memento to commemorate the Operation Chernarus Freedom campaign.
Prerequisites
60% participation in the campaign
Campaign: Operation Crimson Shadow
History
Created as a memento to commemorate the Operation Crimson Shadow campaign.
Prerequisites
60% participation in the campaign
Campaign: Operation Urgent Fury
History
Created as a memento to commemorate the Operation Urgent Fury campaign.
Prerequisites
60% participation in the campaign.
Campaign: Operation Lionheart
History
Created as a memento to commemorate the Operation Lion Heart campaign.
Prerequisites
60% participation in the campaign.
Campaign: Operation Rogue Dragon
History
Created as a memento to commemorate the Operation Rogue Dragon campaign.
Prerequisites
60% participation in the campaign.
Campaign: Operation Winter Shield
History
Created as a memento to commemorate the Operation Winter Shield campaign.
Prerequisites
60% participation in the campaign.
Campaign: Operation Chain Lightning
History
Created as a memento to commemorate the Operation Chain Lightning campaign.
Prerequisites
60% participation in the campaign.
Campaign: Operation Blind Comet
History
Created as a memento to commemorate the Operation Blind Comet campaign.
Prerequisites
60% participation in the campaign.
Campaign: Operation Iraqi Freedom
History
Created as a memento to commemorate the Operation Iraqi Freedom campaign.
Prerequisites
60% participation in the campaign.