THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY

WASHINGTON

The Secretary of the Navy takes pleasure in presenting the MERITORIOUS UNIT COMMENDATION to

COASTAL DIVISION THIRTEEN

for service as set forth in the following

CITATION:

   For meritorious Achievement while participating in combat operations in the Republic of Vietnam, from 8 July to 8 August 1970.   Acting under Operation DOUBLE SHIFT, Coastal Division THIRTEEN shifted from Market Time Stations to Game Warden stations when River Patrol Craft were sent elsewhere.   The rapid adaption to the new patrol areas and procedures, enabled Operational Commanders to conduct normal operations with little interruption.   The performance of Coastal Division THIRTEEN Officers and men throughout was in keeping with the highest traditions of the naval service.

   All personnel attached to Coastal Division THIRTEEN during the period designated above are hereby authorized to wear the Meritorious Unit Commendation Ribbon.

 

 


For the Secretary of the Navy

 

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