31st Marine Expeditionary Unit


31st Marine Expeditionary Unit

The only continuously forward-deployed MEU

Okinawa, Japan

Presidential Unit Citation Streamer

Vietnam, 1967

Navy Unit Commendation Streamer with Three Bronze Stars*

Vietnam, 1968




Meritorious Unit Commendation Streamer with Two Bronze Stars

Vietnam, 1975

Lebanon, 1983


Marine Corps Expeditionary Streamer

National Defense Service Streamer with Two Bronze Stars

Vietnam Service Streamer with Two Silver Stars and Four Bronze Stars**

Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Streamer

Global War on Terrorism Service Streamer

Vietnam Cross of Gallantry Streamer with Palm Device

*Each Bronze Star denotes a subsequent time an honor is awarded.

**Each Silver Star denotes 5 subsequent times an honor is awarded.

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