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Ribbon: The ribbon is 1 3/8 inches in width; however, it is mounted on the ribbon bar horizontally so that the horizontal center stripe is 3/32 inch Old Glory Red with a 3/64 inch White stripe on each side. The remainder of the ribbon is Ultramarine Blue.

Criteria: a. The Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon is awarded to members of the Army Reserves or Army National Guard for successful completion of annual training or active duty for training for a period of not less than ten consecutive duty days on foreign soil (outside the 50 states, District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions and territories), in the performance of duties in conjunction with Active Army, Joint Services, or Allied Forces. The day of departure counts; however, the day of return does not.

b. The ribbon may be awarded retroactively to personnel who successfully completed annual training or active duty for training on foreign soil in a Reserve status prior to July 11, 1984, provided they have an active status in the Reserve Components on or after July 11, 1984.

Components: Ribbon - MIL-DTL-11589/295.

Background: a. The Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon was established on July 11, 1984, by the Secretary of the Army.

b. Bronze numerals are used to denote second and subsequent awards of the Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon.

c. The Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon consists of red, white, and blue and reflects the National colors of the United States of America.

Grapics Courtesy of United States Army Institute of Heraldry


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