CTMD: Emergency Service Ribbon

Emergency Service Ribbon

{Emergency Service Ribbon}
 
The Connecticut Emergency Service Ribbon
 
Section 27-73a of the Connecticut General Statutes authorizes the The Adjutant General to issue the Emergency Service Ribbon at his discretion to all members of the armed forces of the state ordered to active duty for the purpose of upholding the law, protecting lives and property, assisting civil authorities, or aiding the relief of civilians during a disaster.
 
The Emergency Service Ribbon has been awarded 35 times since its inception in 1955.  Eleven of those instances has been since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
 
The following are the periods of service authorized for the wear of the Emergency Service Ribbon:
 
1. Hurricane Diane  August 19-30, 1955 
2. Flood of 1955 October 15-25, 1955 
3. Waterbury Tornado May 24-27, 1962 
4. Prisoner Movement  November 5-6, 1963 
5. New Haven Civil Disturbance  May 1-4, 1970 
6. Ice Storm Felix  December 17-22, 1973 
7. Hurricane Belle  August 9-10, 1975 
8. Snow Storm Jerry  January 20-21, 1978 
9. Snow Storm Ken  January 26-29, 1978
10. Snow Storm Larry  February 6-13, 1978
11. Windsor Locks Tornado  October 3-7, 1979 
12. Storm Olaf  April 6-7, 1982 
13. Flood of 1982  June 5-10, 1982 
14. Flood of 1984  May 30 to June 6, 1984 
15. Hurricane Gloria  September 27 to October 2, 1985 
16. Storm Carl  November 19-20, 1986 
17. Storm Marlon  January 22-23 1987 
18. Summer Fires of 1988  July 5-8, 1988 
19. 1989 Summer Storms  July 10-14, 1989 
20. Storm Beth  December 11-13, 1992 
21. Flood of 1995  May 30 to June 6, 1995 
22. Storm Ginger  January 7-8, 1996 
23. Y2K Operations
December 30, 1999 to January 3, 2000
24. Nursing Home Strike
March 16 to May 30, 2001
25. September 11th Attacks
September 11-15, 2001
26. Force Protection Missions
September 15, 2001 to May 30, 2003
27. Operation Liberty Shield
March 17 to April 30, 2003
28. Operation Holiday Shield
December 21, 2003 to February 8, 2004
29. April 2007 Flooding April 15-17 2007
30. December 2008 Ice Storm December 15-19, 2008
31. Blizzard of 2011 February 3-5, 2011
32. Tropical Storm Irene  August 27 to September 6, 2011 
33. Winter Storm Alfred November 1-10, 2011 
34. Hurricane Sandy  October 30 to November 9, 2012
35. Blizzard Nemo February 8-19, 2013


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