Army Retired CSIB
Just a quick post. A few people have asked about putting the Army Retired Patch on the Class A Uniform for those that have put away the ole greens. Its nice to stay up with military uniform trends and regs, but it’s clear that color patches are going the way of the dinosaur except in ceremonial occasions in which you will probably be wearing a combat uniform with nasty hook and loop locations all over it. Lucky for us the Institute has fast tracked the making of the Army Retired CSIB for use on the blues. Take a look at it here: http://www.medalsofamerica.com/Item–i-E561L.
These are the discussed medals and ribbon in this blog.
A lot of people have come up to me and asked about medals and ribbons that they may have earned during their service that aren’t on their paperwork. Thank goodness they do. First, I always say, listen, keep it pure – what is on your DD214 is what you should have mounted in your shadowbox. But, there are awards out there for a lot of Veterans that have been earned retroactively. I will give an example of the 3 more common retroactively awarded items in this article but I would also like to say that they are always coming out with new awards and new ways to honor our military service. We don’t expect you to keep up, so give us a call and we’d be happy to help. We can’t look up your personal awards, but we have the info on your unit awards and things of that nature. Read Full Story Here...
As most of you know, morale patches can be a great way to get a laugh from your every day Hook and Loop gear. Well, here at Medals of America, we’ve begun creating our own unique morale patches just for you. One of the featured morale patch types, are our square, 2″ x 2″, hook and loop patches.
These patches are specifically designed for civilian, active duty, and off duty morale purposes. The 2″ x 2″ morale patches fit perfectly on the square hook and loop area of the army combat wear, but they can also be used on field jackets, fleece jackets, and any of our hook and loop gear! Be sure to make this addition to your uniform, or even your jacket for everyday wear, right here.
Check out our 2″ x 2″ ACU rank patches, and show off your rank with pride.
In Blue Springs Missouri, Veterans are being shown a level of respect and gratitude that is hard to find in the rest of the United States. Thanks to a new law, officials are locating men and women who served in the United States Armed Forces, and making sure that they are given every medal and award that they were eligible for or earned in service to the United States Military. Many of the awards have been lost in old safe deposit boxes, or never ever awarded to the veteran who earned them.
The Military Medal Return Bill gives the state the ability to publish the names of every veteran that was awarded or eligible for certain military medals and awards. Now anyone can find out what awards a Veteran in their family has earned, even if they were never awarded those medals. Read Full Story Here...
The United States Congress is currently debating the eligibility requirements of a United States Military award known as the “Combat Action Badge”. This military badge was established on May 2nd, 2005, and was awarded to a recipient for the first time in June of that same year. It is a prestigious award created for the purpose of displaying a soldier’s service in a live combat zone. The badge’s requirements dictate that one must have served in the United States Army Unit in a situation that is officially labeled as combat. In other words, the award can only be awarded to someone who was physically present at a place of U.S. military action while engaging or being engaged by the enemy. Read Full Story Here...