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{{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}} The "V" Device (also the Combat Distinguishing Device or Combat "V"), is a miniature bronze or gold 14 inch letter "V" (valor) with serifs that is authorized by the United States Armed Forces as a ribbon device for a defined set of decorations.<ref name="ReferenceA">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>

The Army and Air Force refer to the "V" as the "V" Device. The Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard refer to the "V" as the Combat Distinguishing Device or Combat "V".<ref name="Army" /><ref name="AirForce" /><ref name="NavyMarines" /><ref name="CoastGuard" /> The criteria for and wear of the "V" device differs among the services.<ref name=SAS20061026>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>


"V" Device sections
Intro  Criteria and wear   Army and Air Force    Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard    Medals authorized the \"V\" device    History   Notable recipients    See also    References   

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