California National Guard Order of California Medal Ribbon
Criteria: This is the California National Guard Order of California Medal Ribbon (CAOC). It is awarded to personnel of the California National Guard, who distinguished himself or herself by exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding service to the state of California or the United States in a position of great responsibility. The performance of duty must have been such as to be within the parameters of a special requirement or of an extremely difficult duty performed in an outstanding manner. This award can be earned by civilians and members of other military services who meet the criteria. This award can be earned more than once and is shown by bronze, silver, and gold oak leaf clusters.