The Republic of Vietnam campaign medal was established on May 12, 1964 and authorized for award for service by the United States Armed Forces . All the medal information came from the book “Military Medals of America” at The medal is described in detail to include the criteria, symbolism and variations. How to wear and display the medal is described with examples. The Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross unit citation awarded to all units of the US Armed Forces for combat achievement is described as well as How to display and wear the Republic of Vietnam awards.