Marine Corps Combat Instructor Ribbon

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Marine Corps Combat Instructor Ribbon
USMC Combat Instructor Ribbon.svg
Marine Corps Combat Instructor Ribbon
Awarded by the Department of the Navy[1]
Country United States
Type Special duty assignment ribbon
Eligibility Combat instructors or those serving in a high-profile leadership role
Awarded for Successful completion of a tour at the School of Infantry East or West
Established 20 August 2014; 3 years ago (2014-08-20)
First awarded September 2014 (retroactive to 9 October 2002)
Next (higher) Marine Corps Security Guard Ribbon
Next (lower) Armed Forces Reserve Medal

The Marine Corps Combat Instructor Ribbon is a military award of the United States Marine Corps established by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus in August 2014. The ribbon recognizes the successful completion of a tour as a combat instructor, or in a high-profile leadership position, at the School of Infantry East or West.[2]


The ribbon is chamois in color with edges of olive green, with the center being a stripe of black.[3] Subsequent awards of the ribbon are denoted by bronze service stars, with a silver 3/16 inch star worn to denote a sixth award.[4]


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  2. ^ Headquarters Marine Corps (8 September 2014). "MARINE CORPS COMBAT INSTRUCTOR RIBBON ESTABLISHED". Retrieved 10 September 2014. 
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  4. ^ Mabus, Ray. "ALNAV 060/14". United States Navy Bureau of Personnel. Retrieved 10 September 2014.  External link in |website= (help)

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