Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal
The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal is awarded to personnel who
meet one of the following requirements:
Served in the Republic of Vietnam for six months during the period
of 1 March 1961 and 28 March 1973.
Served outside the geographical limits of the Republic of Vietnam
and contributed direct combat support to the Republic of Vietnam
and Armed Forces for six months. Such individuals must meet the
criteria established for the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (for
Vietnam) or the Vietnam Service Medal, to qualify for the Republic
of Vietnam Campaign Medal.
Six months service is not required for individuals who were
wounded by hostile forces; killed in action or otherwise in line
of duty; or captured by hostile forces.