This chapter covers the decorations, medals, badges, unit awards and appurtenances, both U.S. and foreign, authorized for wear on Army uniforms. The term âawardsâ is an all-inclusive term covering any decoration, medal, badge, ribbon, or appurtenance bestowed on an individual or unit. The term âawardsâ is used throughout this chapter. The term âribbonâ is an all-inclusive term covering that portion of the suspension ribbon of a service medal or decoration that is worn instead of the service medal or decoration. The ribbon is made in the form of a ribbon bar, 13â8 inches long by 3â8 inches wide. The term âribbonâ is used throughout this chapter, and it includes service and training ribbons.