Army Distinguished Service Order, II Class
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A white Maltese cross with the arms split down the center, a trident sits in the quadrants between the arms, the obverse center bears a medallion with three thin triangles on a red enamel background, encompassed by a yellow enamel border inscribed with LUC QUAN HUAN CHUONG, the reverse is inscribed with VIETNAM within a circular border, on a brown and green ribbon of two intertwined pieces with a fringe at the bottom.
This Order was conferred upon Army military Officers of South Vietnam in recognition of meritorious service and gallantry for any kind of service, combat or non-combat. It was also awarded for citations and wounds in combat. It ceased to be awarded in 1974.
The ribbon for the Army decoration is green and brown interlocking vertical lines.
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