Republic of Vietnam Civil Actions Medal
By Rod Powers, About.com Guide
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Official DOD Graphic
The Republic of Vietnam Civil Actions Medal is a Bronze eight pointed star with alternating points of the star lined. Over the star and enclosed within a white enamel band with the Vietnamese words “DAN-VU” at the top and “BOI-TINH” at the bottom, is a medallion with depictions of a soldier, a child and a farmer holding a shovel.