These streamers are available in 3 sizes for use with Army Units authorized a distinguishing flag or organizational colors. Each streamer will indicate each decoration, campaign participation credit or war service credit.
Streamers are the same color as the corresponding unit decoration ribbon. The name of the action area, theater of operations is embroidered on the Streamer. Normally the dates are ommitted. A separate Streamer is used for each award.
Philippine Campaign. There were 11 campaigns during the Philippine Insurrection between 1899 and 1913. The Philippine Campaign ribbon is blue with two red stripes. The colors blue and red were suggested by the field of the Philippine flag. The two red stripes of the ribbon refer to the Filipino insurrectionists and the United States Army. The blue indicates service overseas and also as our national color alludes to the United States support of Filipino independence.