The DoT 9-11 Ribbon was established by Seretary of Transporation Norman Y Mineta following the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001
The DoT 9-11 Ribbon was in effect from September 11, 2001 to September 11, 2002.
The DoT 9-11 Ribbon was awarded to individuals serving in any capacity with the Department of Transportation, Merchant Marine, or to other civilians for acts or service that contributed to recovery from the attacks of September 11, 2001; force protection following the attacks; or, for efforts that directly contributed to the increased infrastructure security effort between September 11, 2001 and September 11, 2002. It was awarded to the following categories of personnel:
ORDER OF PRECEDENCE
The DoT 9-11 Ribbon is worn after the Humanitarian Service Medal and before the Coast Guard Special Operations Ribbon.
The DoT 9-11 Ribbon consists of seven stripes, equal in width, of red/white/blue/white/red/white/blue, with the outermost red stripe worn to the wearer's right
This ribbon may not be worn on the Navy or Marine Corps uniform.