Decorations, Medals, Ribbons, Badges and Insignia of the by James G. Thompson

By James G. Thompson

Eight x eleven the main entire consultant to usa military medals, ribbons, rank, insignia, and patches from WW II to the current day. every one medal and insignia proven in complete colour. comprises directory of respective standards and campaigns. Medals of the US Press

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Crossed Swords and Palm Tree - The emblem of Saudi Arabia (crossed swords and a palm tree) is affixed to the center of the ribbon bar of the Kuwait Liberation Medal (Saudi Arabia). (All attachments are shown oversized. See page 50 for placement) Right Breast Ribbons When Wearing Medals (as seen from the front) - - The Navy prescribes the wear of "ribbon-only" awards on the right breast of the full dress uniform when large medals are worn. ::[, 49 ------------------------- -- --------~~----_. Placement of Devices on Ribbons - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - .

Campaign or service medals are issued to individuals who participate in particular campaigns, or periods of service for which a medal is authorized. Marksmanship badges and trophies are awarded to individuals who demonstrate a proficiency or skill with a specific weapon during a specified practice exercise, competition or match. Marksmanship badges are worn to indicate an individual's ability and are authorized for wear on naval uniforms. 1). The definition of terms according to Navy Uniform Regulations are: Award - An all-inclusive term covering any decoration, medal, badge, or attachment bestowed on an individual.

Navy Recruiting Command Badge The Navy Recruiting Command Badge is worn by all Naval personnel while assigned to duty with the Navy Recruiting Command. In addition, COMNAVCRUIT-COM and COMNAVRESFOR recruiting personnel and PCN-l (Recruit Procurement) instructors may be authorized by their respective commands to wear the Recruiting Command Identification Badge during recruiting duty or recruiter instructor duty. The badge is embossed around the outside with the words UNITED STATES NAVY and RECRUITING COMMAND with two stars.

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