The Restricted Duty Ribbon was established on March 3, 1984, by Commandant of the Coast Guard Admiral James S. Gracey.
The Restricted Duty Ribbon has been in effect since March 3, 1984.
The Restricted Duty Ribbon is awarded to Coast Guard service members who have completed a permanent change of station tour of duty at a shore unit where accompanying dependents are not eligible.
ORDER OF PRECEDENCE
The Restricted Duty Ribbon is worn after the Coast Guard Sea Service Ribbon and before the Coast Guard Basic Training Honor Graduate Ribbon.
This ribbon may not be worn on the Navy or Marine Corps uniforms.
A bronze service star three-sixteenths of an inch in diameter is authorized for each subsequent award (a silver service star of the same size denotes a sixth award).