404th Radio Research Detachment (Airborne)

173d Airborne Brigade (Separate)

Award of the
Presidential Unit Citation
for Bien Hoa

 Presidential Unit Citation.

The United States Presidential Unit Citation is "awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and co-belligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or after 7 December 1941. The unit must display such gallantry, determination, and esprit de corps in accomplishing its mission under extremely difficult and hazardous conditions as to set it apart and above other units participating in the same campaign. The degree of heroism required is the same as that which would warrant award of a Distinguished Service Cross to an individual."

For further information see:  http://www.army.mil/cmh-pg/lineage/branches/mi/0404mico.htm 
            and   http://www.army.mil/cmh-pg/lineage/branches/mi/ 

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