EXERCISE SUPPORT RIBBON
To whom awarded:
Awarded to individuals who performed service as members of the Army or Air National Guard of New York after 1 January 1979 in the field for not less than 3 consecutive days while participating in an exercise directed by the Joint Chiefs of Staff, either as a member of a participating Army or Air National Guard unit or as an individual volunteer or augmented to an active force unit.
Recommendations for award of the New York State Exercise Support Ribbon will be submitted using DMNA Form 106D-R through command channels to DMNA headquarters ATTN: MNHS-AD for NYARNG and ANG-DPAA for NYANG.
The awarding authorities for the New York State Exercise Support Ribbon are each respective major component commander. A certified copy of orders attesting performance for not less than 3 days will be attached to the DMNA Form 106D-R and, if possible, a copy of the Joint Chiefs of Staff directive.
For each succeeding award, a medal device (E) will be attached to the service ribbon. These devices shall be:
Silver to represent one additional award and
Gold to represent five additional awards.