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Gallant Unit Citation

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The Gallant Unit Citation (GUC), a United States Air Force unit award, was approved in March 2004 and is awarded to any Air Force unit which distinguishes itself by extraordinary heroism while engaged in armed combat with an enemy force on or after 11 September 2001. [1]

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Air Force Meritorious Unit Award

The Air Force Meritorious Unit Award or (MUA) is a mid level unit award of the United States Air Force.

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Coast Guard Unit Commendation

The Coast Guard Unit Commendation is the highest peacetime unit award that may be awarded to military commands of the United States Coast Guard.

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Joint Meritorious Unit Award

The Joint Meritorious Unit Award (JMUA) is a military award that was established on June 4, 1981 by Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger and was implemented by Department of Defense Directive 1348.27 dated July 22, 1982.

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Navy Unit Commendation

The Navy Unit Commendation (NUC) is a United States Navy unit award that was established by order of the Secretary of the Navy James Forrestal on 18 December 1944.

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Oak leaf cluster

An oak leaf cluster is a miniature bronze or silver twig of four oak leaves with three acorns on the stem that is authorized by the United States Armed Forces as a ribbon device for a specific set of decorations and awards of the Department of Defense, Department of the Army, and Department of the Air Force to denote subsequent decorations and awards.

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Presidential Unit Citation (United States)

The Presidential Unit Citation (PUC), originally called the Distinguished Unit Citation, is awarded to units of the Uniformed services of the United States, and those of allied countries, for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy on or after 7 December 1941 (the date of the Attack on Pearl Harbor and the start of American involvement in World War II).

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Silver Star

The Silver Star Medal, unofficially the Silver Star, is the United States Armed Forces's third-highest personal decoration for valor in combat.

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United States Air Force

The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial and space warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.

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United States Department of the Air Force

The Department of the Air Force (DAF) is one of the three Military Departments within the Department of Defense of the United States of America.

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Valorous Unit Award

The Valorous Unit Award (VUA) is the second highest United States military unit decoration which may be bestowed upon a military unit after the Presidential Unit Citation (PUC).

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15th Special Operations Squadron

The 15th Special Operations Squadron is part of the 1st Special Operations Wing at Hurlburt Field, Florida.

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16th Special Operations Squadron

The 16th Special Operations Squadron is part of the 27th Special Operations Wing at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico.

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19th Special Operations Squadron

The 19th Special Operations Squadron is part of the 1st Special Operations Wing at Hurlburt Field, Florida.

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1st Special Operations Wing

The 1st Special Operations Wing (1 SOW) at Hurlburt Field, Florida is one of three United States Air Force active duty Special Operations wings and falls under the Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC).

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20th Special Operations Squadron

The 20th Special Operations Squadron is part of the 27th Special Operations Wing at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico. It operates Bell Boeing CV-22 Osprey on special operations missions. It traces its history back to the activation of the 20th Observation Squadron (Light) at Savannah, Georgia, in March 1942. The squadron conducts day or night low-level penetration into hostile enemy territory, to accomplish clandestine infiltration and exfiltration, aerial gunnery support and resupply of special operations forces throughout the world.

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332d Expeditionary Operations Group

The 332d Expeditionary Operations Group (332 EOG) is a Provisional Air Expeditionary Group of the United States Air Force's Air Combat Command, currently active.

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352d Special Operations Wing

The 352d Special Operations Wing is an operational unit of the United States Air Force Special Operations Command currently stationed at RAF Mildenhall, United Kingdom.

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4th Special Operations Squadron

The 4th Special Operations Squadron is part of the 1st Special Operations Wing at Hurlburt Field, Florida.

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5th Special Operations Squadron

The 5th Special Operations Squadron is part of the 919th Special Operations Wing.

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6th Special Operations Squadron

The 6th Special Operations Squadron is part of the 492d Special Operations Wing at Duke Field, Florida.

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711th Special Operations Squadron

The 711th Special Operations Squadron is part of the 919th Special Operations Wing at Duke Field, Florida.

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720th Special Tactics Group

The 720th Special Tactics Group is one of the special operations ground components of the 24th Special Operations Wing, assigned to Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) of the United States Air Force.

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8th Special Operations Squadron

The 8th Special Operations Squadron is a squadron of the United States Air Force.

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919th Special Operations Wing

The 919th Special Operations Wing is an Air Reserve Component (ARC) of the United States Air Force.

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9th Special Operations Squadron

The 9th Special Operations Squadron is part of the 27th Special Operations Wing (27 SOW) at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gallant_Unit_Citation

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