Cross of Gallantry with Palm Unit Citation

The Department of Defence has announced that Australian Defence Force members who served during the Vietnam war have been recognised with the Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm Unit Citation (the Citation).

The Citation was awarded by the former Government of the Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam) to specific military units that distinguished themselves in battle. The Governor-General has formally approved the awarding of the Citation to identified Australian military units in recognition of their service during the Vietnam war.

To be eligible for the Citation, Navy and Air Force members must have served in Vietnam under the operational control of United States Military Assistance Command Vietnam and posted to particular units across a range of dates.

Full details about the Citation and eligibility can be found on the Department of defence website. See link below.

Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm Unit Citation


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