Effective 1 January 2014, The Naval Reserve Sea Service Ribbon was renamed the Navy Reserve Sea Service Deployment Ribbon. For additional information see attached ALNAV 027/14 (PDF)
Authorized by the Secretary of the Navy, June 3, 1987.
Naval Reserve Sea Service Ribbon is awarded to officers and enlisted
personnel of the U.S.
Navy and U.S. Naval Reserve for active duty, Selected Reserve, or any combination of
active or Selected Reserve service after August 15, 1974, aboard a Naval Reserve ship
or its Reserve unit or an embarked
active or Reserve staff, for a cumulative total of 24
months. Specific eligibility requirements are outlined in U.S. Navy regulations.
AP18.104.22.168.3. Subsequent awards shall be denoted by a 3/16-inch bronze
Authorized Devices: Bronze Star, Silver Star