Cuban Pacification Medal

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Cuban Pacification Medal
Cuban Pacification Medal.png
The obverse (left), Marine Corps reverse (center), and Navy reverse of the medal
Awarded by United States Navy and Marine Corps
Type Campaign medal
Awarded for Service in the Cuban Pacification
Status Obsolete
Statistics
Established 13 August 1909
Precedence
Next (higher) China Campaign Medal[1]
Equivalent Army of Cuban Pacification Medal
Next (lower) Nicaraguan Campaign Medal[1]
Army of Cuban Pacification service ribbon.png
Ribbon

The Cuban Pacification Medal is a military award of the United States Navy which was created by orders of the United States Navy Department on 13 August 1909. The medal was awarded to officers and enlisted men who served ashore in Cuba between the dates of 12 September 1906 and 1 April 1909, or who were attached to a specific number of ships, for the Cuban Pacification.[2]

Eligible ships[edit]

The crews of the following ships were awarded the Cuban Pacification Medal for service during the noted periods of time:[3]

Ship Dates Ship Dates
USS Alabama 11–16 February 1907 USS Brooklyn 7 October–1 November 1906
USS Celtic 28 September 1906 – 15 January 1907 USS Cleveland 21 September 1906 – 13 January 1907
USS Columbia 20 October 1906 – 17 April 1907 USS Denver 12 September 1906 – 2 October 1906
USS Des Moines 15 September 1906 – 25 January 1907 USS Dixie 12–21 September 1906
7 January 1907 – 18 August 1907
USS Dubuque 18–19 May 1907 USS Eagle 4 December 1906 – 1 June 1907
USS Illinois 11–16 February 1907 USS Indiana 30 September–8 October 1906
11–16 February 1907
USS Iowa 11–16 February 1907 USS Kentucky 30 September–9 October 1906
USS Louisiana 21 September–13 October 1906
25–29 December 1906
USS Marietta 14 September 1906 – 9 October 1907
18–21 January 1907
7 February 1907–7 February 1908
18–25 March 1908
15–16 April 1908
27 May–9 June 1908
30 June–11 July 1908
USS Minneapolis 22 September–22 October 1906 USS Newark 22 September–9 November 1906
USS New Jersey 21 September–13 October 1906 USS Paducah 12 September 1906 – 1 April 1909
USS Prairie 6 October–21 November 1906
29 January–16 May 1907
25–31 December 1908
17–23 January 1909
USS Tacoma 21 September 1906 – 26 February 1907
USS Texas 9–30 October 1906 USS Virginia 21 September–13 October 1906

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Wearing of decorations, medals, badged and ribbons". All Hands (365): 35. July 1947. 
  2. ^ United States Navy Dept (1918). General Orders of Navy Department, series of 1913 Orders Remaining in Force Up to January 29, 1918. Washington: Government Printing Office. p. 216. 
  3. ^ Bureau of Naval Personnel (1953). Navy and Marine Corps Award Manual (NavPers 15,790, Rev 1953). Washington, D.C.: Department of the Navy. p. 42. Retrieved 9 June 2014.