Ashtabula Ribbons


Ashtabula was awarded eight battle stars for World War II service, four battle stars for Korean War service, and eight battle stars for duty in the Vietnam War

 Top Row – Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation – American Campaign Medal
Second Row – Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (5) – World War II Victory Medal – Navy Occupation Service Medal (with Asia clasp)
Third Row – National Defense Service Medal – Korean Service Medal (4) – Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (4-Quemoy-Matsu, 9-Vietnam, 1-Korea, 1 Op. Frequent Wind)
Fourth Row – Vietnam Service Medal (7) – Humanitarian Service Medal (1-Frequent Wind, 1-Boat People) – Philippines Liberation Medal
Fifth Row – United Nations Service Medal – Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal – Republic of Korea War Service Medal (retroactive)

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