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The Meritorious Unit Commendation is a mid-level unit award of the United States Armed Forces. The U.S. Army awards units the Army MUC for exceptionally meritorious conduct in performance of outstanding achievement or service in combat or non-combat, the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps award units the Navy MUC for valorous or meritorious achievement or service in combat or non-combat, and the U.S. Coast Guard awards units the Coast Guard MUC for valorous or meritorious achievement or service not involving combat.

Meritorious Unit Commendation
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Army Meritorious Unit Commendation
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Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation
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Coast Guard Meritorious Unit Commendation
Awarded by the United States Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard
Type Service Ribbon (unit decoration)
Eligibility Military Unit
Awarded for Valorous or meritorious achievement or service, or exceptionally meritorious conduct and outstanding achievement or service, in combat or non-combat.
Status Currently awarded
Statistics
First awarded 1944
Last awarded On going
Precedence
Next (higher) DoD - Joint Meritorious Unit Award
Army - Valorous Unit Award
Navy - Navy Unit Commendation
Coast Guard - Coast Guard Unit Commendation
Equivalent Air Force - Air Force Meritorious Unit Award
Next (lower) Army - Superior Unit Award
Navy - Navy "E" Ribbon
Coast Guard - Meritorious Team Commendation
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Streamers: Army MUC and Navy MUC

The Meritorious Unit Commendation (MUC; pronounced muck) is a mid-level unit award of the United States Armed Forces. The U.S. Army awards units the Army MUC for exceptionally meritorious conduct in performance of outstanding achievement or service in combat or non-combat, the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps award units the Navy MUC for valorous or meritorious achievement or service in combat or non-combat, and the U.S. Coast Guard awards units the Coast Guard MUC for valorous or meritorious achievement or service not involving combat.

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