The Navy Expert Pistol Shot Medal is the highest award that a Sailor can receive for a pistol qualification. The current qualifying pistol is the M9. The medal is only worn if the recipient has achieved "expert" status with a qualified weapon. If they have achieved the expert status, the service ribbon is worn with a silver E device. A blank ribbon is worn if they have received the Marksman qualification and a bronze S device if they have the Sharpshooter qualification.
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Navy Expert Pistol Shot Medal
Although originally intended as a single, one class award, the concept was extended during the Vietnam War to provide for two additional levels of achievement with the creation of the Coast Guard Rifle Marksmanship Ribbon.