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A Drill Instructor Ribbon is a military decoration of the United States Armed Forces which is issued by the United States Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps. The Drill Instructor Ribbon recognizes those service members who are trained and qualified as military instructors to new recruits during initial basic training. Awards and decorations of the United States military are military decorations which recognize a service members service and personal accomplishments while a member of the United States armed forces. ... The armed forces of the United States of America consist of the United States Army United States Navy United States Air Force United States Marine Corps United States Coast Guard Note: The United States Coast Guard has both military and law enforcement functions. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Navy (USN) is the branch of the United States armed forces responsible for naval operations. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aviation branch of the United States armed forces. ... Jump to: navigation, search United States Marine Corps Emblem The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the U.S. military. ... U.S. Army recruits learn about bayonet fighting skills in an infantry Basic Combat Training at Fort Benning, Georgia. ...

United States Armed Forces Drill Instructor Ribbons
United States Armed Forces Drill Instructor Ribbons

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Navy

The Navy Recruit Training Service Ribbon was created in March of 1998 by order of the Secretary of the Navy. The decoration is retroactive to October 1995 and recognizes those enlisted members of the U.S. Navy who have served as Recruit Division Commanders and have completed a successful basic training tour under the Navy Bureau of Education and Training. Jump to: navigation, search 1998 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1995 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


For the purposes of awarding the Navy Recruit Training Service Ribbon, a successful tour is deemed to be no less than three years of service, in command of no less than five divisions, free of disciplinary action or removal from authority for cause. Personnel assigned in a support capacity (company assistants, echelon supervisors, liaison officers, instructors, or other personnel attached to the Recruit Training Command) are not eligible for this ribbon.


Additional awards of the Navy Recruit Training Service Ribbon are denoted by service stars. Bronze and Silver Service Stars A Service star is an attachment to a military decoration which denotes participation in military campaigns or multiple bestowals of the same award. ...


Air Force

The Military Training Instructor Ribbon is the United States Air Force equivalent of the Drill Instructor Ribbon. Created in December of 1998, the Military Training Instructor Ribbon is awarded to any member of the Air Force who completes no less than twelve consecutive months of duty as a military training instructor attached to a U.S. Air Force training command. The Military Training Instructor Ribbon may be awarded retroactively provided a service member was on active duty, or a member of a reserve component, as of December 1998. Jump to: navigation, search 1998 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ...


Additional awards of the Military Training Instructor Ribbon are presented for each consecutive three year tour of duty as a military training instructor with such additional awards denoted by oak leaf clusters.


The Air Force also presents the Air Education and Training Command Instructor Badge for those military instructors who so qualify. Both the instructor badge and the instructor ribbon may be awarded simultaneously for the same tour of service. The Air Education and Training Instructor Badge is a military badge of the United States Air Force which denotes a service member’s status as an instructor assigned to the Air Force Education and Training Command. ...


Marine Corps

The Marine Corps Drill Instructor Ribbon was created in July 1997 and recognizes those members of the United States Marine Corps who have successfully trained and qualified as Marine Corps Drill Instructors. To qualify, a Marine most hold the Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) of 8511 or must have served a successful tour of duty in one of the following positions: Jump to: navigation, search 1997 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

  • Recruiting Training Battalion Commanding Officer, Executive Officer, S-3, or Sergeant-Major
  • Officer Candidate Company Commanding Officer, Executive Officer, First Sergeant, Company Gunnery Sergeant, or Platoon Commanders

The Ribbon is not authorized for AMOI


The Marine Corps Drill Instructor Ribbon is retroactively authorized to October 6, 1952. Multiple awards of the decoration are denoted by service stars. Jump to: navigation, search 1952 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Bronze and Silver Service Stars A Service star is an attachment to a military decoration which denotes participation in military campaigns or multiple bestowals of the same award. ...


Army and Coast Guard

The U.S. Army and United States Coast Guard do not issue a ribbon award for those who are qualified drill instructors. The Army provides the Drill Sergeant Identification Badge while the Coast Guard provides the Company Commander Insignia. Coast Guard shield The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is the coast guard of the United States. ... Drill Sergeant ID Badge The Drill Sergeant Identification Badge is a military badge of the United States Army which was first issued on January 15, 1958. ...


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Drill instructors epitomize the word "Marine." It is their sole responsibility to take the American men and women who want to claim the title and transform them into basically trained Marines.
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