Item #: M1640LAM
Naval Reserve Medal (Obsolete)

The Reserve Special Commendation Ribbon was in effect from January 1, 1930 to December 7, 1941.

This ribbon was awarded to officers of the Navy or Marine Corps Organized Reserve who commanded a battalion (or separate division of the Naval or Marine Corps Reserve) for a period of four years between January 1, 1930 and December 7, 1941. To qualify, the officer must also have had a total of not less than ten years service in the Reserves.